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PM Modi arrives in Chennai: Governor R.N. Ravi, Opposition leader Edappadi Palaniswami welcome him

- May 26, 2022

Chennai, May 26 (BPNS)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed at the Chennai airport by Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi, Leader of Opposition Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L. Murugan. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will receive the Prime Minister at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium.

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for 11 projects worth 31,500 crores at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai. It is to be noted that this is the first visit of the Prime Minister to Tamil Nadu after the DMK assumed office in the state in May 2021.

Heavy police protection is deployed to the Prime Minister at Chennai with five-tier security and 22000 policemen are deployed for duty in the state capital.

Greater Chennai Commissioner of Police, Shankar Jiwal is leading the police security with eight Joint Commissioners (JCs), Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs), 29 Deputy Commissioners, and Superintendents of police also pressed into service for the visit of the Prime Minister.

Traffic restrictions are in place in Chennai from 3 pm to 8 pm and there will be restrictions on EVR Road, Dasprakash near Madras Medical College Junction, Anna Salai, and Sardar Patel road due to the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

DMK and BJP cadres are present in large numbers at the Jawaharlal Nehru indoor stadium to listen to the speech of Prime Minister