Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Smriti Irani inaugurated free Wi-Fi service at Amethi railway station on Wednesday and reviewed the project for doubling of rail tracks on Rae Bareli-Amethi route.
On a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Amethi, Irani also held a ‘chaupal’ at Mukutnath temple to listen to the grievances of her voters.
Before the ‘chaupal’, the Union minister reviewed development projects in the constituency in the presence of Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi. Divisional Railway Manager of Northern Railway’s Lucknow division, Sanjay Tripathi, was also present to assess the progress of rail projects.
Later in the day, Irani was expected to visit several other places in the constituency to inspect development works and would continue to do so on the second day of her visit on Thursday.
On Thursday, Irani would unveil the statue of Swami Vivekananda at Rajiv Gandhi Petroleum Institute in Bahadurpur area.
Meanwhile, Irani, who will stay at her temporary residence at Gauriganj in the night, visited a ‘paan’ (betel) shop near her residence, purchased some toffees and a packet of chips worth Rs 35. While speaking to betel shop owner Guddu, the Union minister enquired about his family and business and advised him not to use polythene.