Live updates: Hyderabad Metro Rail launch

Chug along and catch all the latest updates of Hyderabad Metro Rail launch, as it happens.

By Author  |  Published: 28th Nov 2017  12:13 pmUpdated: 28th Nov 2017  6:14 pm
Hyderabad Metro

Here are the live updates of the Hyderabad Metro launch


At 2:49 p.m:

PM Modi, Governor Narasimhan, Chief Minister KCR and IT Minister KT Rama Rao leave for GES-2017 at HICC.


At 2:40 p.m:

Coach carrying PM and other dignitaries returns back to Miyapur Metro Station


At 2:35 p.m:

Prime Minister Modi talks with HMR officials as coach reaches Metro Station in Kukatpally


At 2:30 p.m:

Metro rolls with PM on board

Hyderabad Metro Rail starts off carrying PM Modi and other dignitaries


At 2:21 p.m:

IT Minister KTR live streams HMR’s inauguration


At 2:20 p.m:

PM Modi watches HMR’s audio-visual with other dignitaries


At 2:18 p.m:

Hyderabad Metro Rail inaugurated

PM Narendra Modi along with Governor ESL Narasimhan and CM K Chandrashekhar Rao inaugurate the Hyderabad Metro Rail's pylon.
PM Narendra Modi along with Governor ESL Narasimhan and CM K Chandrashekhar Rao inaugurate the Hyderabad Metro Rail’s pylon.

PM Modi unveils the pylon at the Metro Plaza in Miyapur, and poses for pictures with CM KCR and IT Minister KT Rama Rao


At 2:07 p.m:

Three IAF choppers carrying PM Modi, Governor Narasimhan and CM KCR land in Miyapur


At 1:44 p.m:

Modi tweets about the warm welcome extended to him


At 1:35 p.m:

PM Modi delivers speech at Begumpet airport

Modi started his speech in Telugu and concluded by saying “Inta pedda sankhyalo naaku swagatham palikinanduku vandanalu”. (My salutations to the people gathered here in large numbers, to welcome me)

Read more here: telanganatoday.com/hyderabad-pm-narendra-modi


At 1:25 p.m:

PM Modi accorded warm welcome

The Prime Minister was given a red carpet welcome at the Begumpet airport and was received by Governor, ESL Narasimhan and Chief Minister KCR

Read more here: telanganatoday.com/prime-minister-modi-arrives-begumpet-airport


At 12:20 p.m:

PM Modi to be received by Governor and CM at 1 pm

Read more here: telanganatoday.com/guv-cm-receive-modi-hyderabad