Modi was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation chief Mangu Singh.
The prime minister's four-minute metro ride began from Botanical Garden, which is the terminal station of the Magenta Line, at 1.05 pm, and ended at the Okhla Bird Sanctuary station. Both the stations fall in Noida.
Noida: PM Narendra Modi onboard #DelhiMetro after inauguration of a stretch of the new Magenta line. The line connects Botanical Garden in Noida with Kalkaji Mandir in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/oEzY4f66wi