Chennai: In Tamil Nadu, Bharatiya Janta Party has announced that it will gift a gold ring to each infant born on Narendra Modi’s birthday which is tomorrow September 17.
The state’s BJP unit will also distribute 720 kilograms of fish under the scheme, Daily News and Analysis reported.
The state’s minister L Murugan has informed that the party has chosen RSRM hospital for the scheme. According to him, every ring will weigh 2 grams. “It will be about 2-gm gold per ring which is about Rs 5000,’’ he said, as per Hindustan Times.
The report quoting the local unit said 10-15 children will be born on September 17 at the hospital. The party has planned several events for Modi’s birthday.
In Delhi, free medical camps, and blood donation camps will be organized. A special race will also be announced that will be flagged off by the Home Minister of India Amit Shah.
The report quoting the Murugan further said to distribute fish, MK Stalin’s constituency has been chosen. The aim of the exercise is to enhance the consumption of fish. Since Modi will become 72 years old, 720 kg of fish will be distributed, the report added.