PM Modi to lay foundation of university named after Jat leader in Aligarh

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the state university named after Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, a Jat icon, in Aligarh on September 14.
Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the state university named after Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, a Jat icon, in Aligarh on September 14.

The move is aimed at winning over the Jat population which accounts for around 17 per cent of the voting population in 12 districts of west UP region.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be visiting Aligarh on Wednesday to take stock of the preparations for the prime minister's visit.

According to principal secretary, PWD, Nitin Ramesh Gokarn, the construction of the university will take at least 24 months from the date when its foundation would be laid.

The university is, therefore, expected to be ready by September 2023.

The university will come up in Lodha and Musaipur village of Kol tehsil in Aligarh district over an area of more…
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