Pradeep Pattanayak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a roadshow in Bhubaneswar from the state BJP party office to Vani Vihar tomorrow evening, said BJP state vice president Golak Mohapatra on Thursday. 

“People will have an opportunity to get a glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow. As people are coming to us seeking permission to showcase traditional art and culture, the 2.5 kilometre-long roadshow is going to be a historicone in Odisha,” informed Mohapatra. 

Elaborating about the Prime Minister’s programme, Mohapatra said, “He will address three meetings on Saturday. The first meeting is scheduled to be held at the Stadium Ground in the Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency. He will reach the venue at around 9.30 am. He will reach Bolangir at around 11.30 am and address a public meeting. From there, he will proceed to Bargarh and reach the ground near the toll gate at around 1 pm. He will address a public meeting there.”

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Keeping the Prime Minister’s roadshow in view, the Commissionerate Police has issued traffic restrictions on Janpath which will be in force from 2 pm till the end of the roadshow. While vehicular movement on the stretch from Master Canteen to Vani Vihar has been restricted, no vehicle will be allowed from the lanes connected to Janpath. 

While the entire stretch has been declared as a no-flying zone, bomb squads and dog squads will be deployed. Besides 55 platoons of force and three platoons of anti-terror force, there will be five DCPs, 10 additional DCPs, 27 ACPs and 41 IICs to keep a hawk-eye on the roadshow.

The Prime Minister’s visit is the second one to Odisha in four days. Earlier on Monday, he had addressed public meetings at Berhampur and Nabarangpur.

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