Stage set for Modi’s maiden visit to Telangana

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Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The stage is set for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first visit to Telangana on Sunday.

He will inaugurate Mission Bhagiratha, the piped drinking water scheme, in Gajwel, Medak district.

He will remotely inaugurate or lay foundation stone for various projects in different parts of the state. The prime minister will also address a public meeting at Gajwel.

Modi will address BJP workers’ meeting at L.B. Stadium in Hyderabad to wrap up his day-long visit.

The Prime Minister will reach Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad at 2.20 p.m. He will then fly to Gajwel by helicopter to attend the programme organised by Telangana government.

Visiting Telangana for the first time since the formation of the state in 2014, the Prime Minister will unveil a pylon at Komatibanda village to launch Mission Bhagiratha, the flagship scheme of the state government aimed at provide piped drinking water to every household.

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He will formally turn a tap in the village located in Gajwel, the assembly constituency represented by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

Modi will remotely inaugurate the 1,600 Megawatt National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) power plant and FCIL fertilizer plant, both in Ramagundam in Karimnagar district.

He will also inaugurate Kaloji Narayanrao University of Health & Sciences in Warangal district.

He will also lay the foundation stone for Kothapally-Manoharabad railway line.

On this occasion, Modi will address a public meeting, for which Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has made elaborate arrangements.

Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao, said that over two lakh people would participate in the Gajwel programme.

Modi will fly back to Hyderabad at 4.30 p.m. and address a meeting of BJP workers before returning to New Delhi.

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Police and other security agencies have made elaborate security arrangements for both Gajwel and Hyderabad programmes.

Special Protection Group (SPG) examined the arrangements made by police and state administration and has taken the venues of the two meetings under its control.

Police have imposed traffic restrictions in areas around both the venues and installed CCTV cameras.



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