PM Modi’s 2-day Karnataka visit starts today: What to expect

PM Modi’s 2-day Karnataka visit starts today: What to expect

January 2, 2020 0 By Virendra Yadav


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending various programmes besides addressing the Indian Science Congress during his two-day visit to Karnataka starting Thursday.

On his first day of visit to the southern state, PM Narendra Modi will visit the Sree Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru. At another public meeting in Tumakuru, PM Narendra Modi will distribute Krishi Karman Awards and Commendation Awards to various states, a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) read.

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa visited Tumakuru on Tuesday and held a meeting with officials to discuss the arrangements of the prime minister’s visit.

Yediyurappa, speaking to reporters later, said PM Narendra Modi will reach Siddaganga Math at 2.15 pm where he will pay his obeisance to the seer there. He will be in the town till 5.30 pm on January 2.

On Thursday, PM Narendra will also give away the Agriculture Minister’s Krishi Karman Awards for Progressive Farmers. The event will also witness the release of the third installment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, which will benefit approximately six crore beneficiaries.

PM Narendra Modi will also hand over certificates to beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi from various states and Union Territories (UTs).

On the same day, PM Narendra Modi will dedicate five DRDO Young Scientists Laboratories to the nation in Bengaluru in a boost to indigenous research capabilities in the defence sector.

The next day, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the 107th Indian Science Congress at the Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra Campus at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru, before flying to New Delhi in the afternoon.

PM Narendra Modi on Friday will address the Indian Science Congress, which brings together leading scientists, researchers and science enthusiasts from different parts of the nation.

Tight security arrangements for PM Narendra Modi’s visit

Tight security arrangements have been made in view of PM Narendra Modi’s visit.

The Special Protection Group officials had a meeting with state government officials, especially the police regarding the security arrangements.

During PM Narendra Modi’s stay in Tumakuru, drones will not be allowed and anybody violating the direction will face stringent action, said a notification issued by Deputy Commissioner of the district Dr Rakesh Kumar.

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