50,000 expected to attend PM Modi’s rally in Mandi today

50,000 expected to attend PM Modi’s rally in Mandi today

The Paddal ground where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address public in Mandi. Photo: Jai Kumar

Dipender Manta

Tribune News Service

Mandi, December 26

Stage is set for the rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Paddal ground in Mandi district tomorrow. In the wake of rain and snow warning, the entire sitting place of audience is covered with dome.

The state government is organising a grand function in Mandi to mark the four-years regime in the state. Apart from this, a ground-breaking ceremony will also be held. Today, rehearsals were conducted by the Special Protection Group, which guards the PM, and a police team between helipad and the venue of the rally to check the transportation arrangements for the PM.

On the pretext of Modi’s rally, the BJP will try to show its political strength in which over 50,000 people are expected to attend the rally. The arrangements have been made for the transportation of supporters from different parts to Mandi for the success of the rally. However, the arrival of the PM will depend on the weather conditions. Weather turned up inclement in Mandi, Kullu and Lahaul Spiti. The lower parts of the districts received mild rain, while the higher reaches of districts had fresh snowfall.

The PM will dedicate and lay foundation stone of development projects worth Rs.11,300 crore. These projects will include dedication of 111 MW Sawra-Kuddu Hydro Electric Project (HEP) on the Pabbar in Shimla.

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