Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL), through its official partner, is offering a day-long tour, costing Rs 600 per head, to Vadnagar in Mehsana district and the local railway station where the Prime Minister used to sell tea as a boy at a stall owned by his father, among other spots.

The package, 'A Rise From Modi's Village', is being offered by city-based Akshar Travels Pvt Ltd, a TCGL partner, and has reportedly become a huge hit among tourists since its launch.

State-run TCGL is promoting the tour on its website. According to the tour operator, the package has been receiving "very good" response since it was first introduced during Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January this year.

Among other destinations and attractions on their way to Vadnagar from Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, the itinerary includes a visit to Modi's ancestral house in Vadnagar, where he was born.

The travellers are then taken to a primary school – Vadnagar Prathmik Kumar Shala – where 64-year-old Modi's academic journey started, according to TCGL website.

They also get a chance to see the Vadnagar-based high school where he performed various roles in dramas, it said.

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