"Sushma Swaraj is expected to come to Gandhingar on January 1 to inspect ongoing preparations for the forthcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas," Gujarat State Finance Minister Saurabh Patel said.

Gujarat is scheduled to host the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhingar between January 7th and January 9th, 2015.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to officially inaugurate the event on January 8th, 2015, while President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to attend the closing ceremony.

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel visited Mahatma Mandir on Monday as well as the nearby 'Salt Mound' structure to take stock of situation.

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