Tamil Nadu: On February 25, PM Modi's election rally in Coimbatore, 7000 policemen will take over security
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election meeting here on February 25 in which at least 1.5 lakh people are expected to attend. BJP sources gave this information District BJP president Nandkumar told reporters that Modi would arrive here by plane at 3.30 pm and take part in a function at the Kodisiya campus, where he would dedicate the various projects to the nation at 3.55 pm.
He said that the Prime Minister will address a public meeting organized by the BJP in the nearby ground at 5 pm and will leave for Chennai by 6 pm. Nandkumar said that Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister K.K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam will participate in the official ceremony.
The public meeting is expected to be attended by party workers and officials from 12 districts, including BJP national general secretary CT Ravi, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G.K. Kishan Reddy and State President L.K. Murugan will be present. Police sources said that security arrangements have been tightened in the area and its surrounding areas since Monday and around 7,000 policemen will be deployed, including policemen from nearby districts.
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a tour of West Bengal, where he inaugurated several railway projects. Modi inaugurated the extension of Kolkata Metro Railway from Noapada to Dakshineswar and the first train was flagged off on this section. He also inaugurated the third line between Kalakunda and Jhargram. Dakshineswar is famous for the over 160 year old Kali temple. Addressing a rally, Modi said that the projects unveiled will make the lives of millions of people living around Hooghly easier.