PM Narendra Modi to visit Odisha today
Bhubaneswar: All preparations have reached final stage ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bargarh to address a farmers’ convention on Sunday.
The stage is set for a farmers’ rally to be also addressed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah.
According to sources, two stages have been prepared for the convention. While one stage will be shared by the Prime Minister and three Union ministers- Dharmendra Pradhan, Jual Oram and Radha Mohan Singh, the other dais will used by the local BJP leaders.
Sitting arrangements for the public have been done at the Circus Ground spanning an area of 35 acre, the sources added.
Meanwhile, Bargarh town has been flooded with party flags, posters, banners and hoardings of Modi, Shah, Dharmendra Pradhan and Jual Oram.
Odisha Police have made elaborate security arrangements for the smooth conduct of the farmers’ convention.
While DGP K.B. Singh has already visited the spot to review the security arrangements, senior police officials are taking stock of the situation.
Police sources said besides SPG and NSG, 65 platoons of police forces and 300 officers are to be deployed at the meeting venue.