PM, Shivraj Patil to visit Ahmedabad Monday

July 27th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Shivraj Patil

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Shivraj Patil will visit Ahmedabad Monday to assess the situation in the aftermath of the serial blasts in the city. Announcing this here Sunday, Patil said the central government will convene a meeting of chief ministers soon to evolve a plan to combat terror attacks.

The Ahmedabad bombings Saturday came a day after serial blasts rocked Bangalore, India’s IT hub, killing one person. Around 40 people were killed in Ahmedabad.

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