(Jaipur/Guwahati) Oct 12, (UiTV/IANS) – According to officials, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to Visit Rajasthan on Nov 1 as per the Rajasthan government’s proposal. In addition, President Droupadi Murmu will be in Assam for a two-day tour from October 13, in her first visit to the state after taking over the top post.
Rajasthan BJP office bearers on Tuesday called a meeting at the Rajasthan BJP headquarters in Jaipur to discuss preparations for the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state on November 1.
Officials said that PM Modi will address a large public meeting at Mangarh Dham in the tribal district of Banswara. Mangarh is situated on a hill near Anandpuri in Banswara district on the Rajasthan-Gujarat border. Assembly elections in Gujarat are due this year while Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh will go to polls in 2023. In such a situation, the meeting of Modi’s Mangarh will also play a big role in forming a new political equation in the tribal belt of the three states, namely Gujarat, MP and Rajasthan.
Rajasthan Deputy Leader of Opposition Rajendra Rathod told newsmen that Mangarh is the land where the freedom struggle started. “Now the visit of PM Modi will offer rich tributes to those who sacrificed their lives and will make people aware of this lost part of history,” he added. Since many decades, there has been a demand that Mangarh Dham should be given the status of a national monument.
President Droupadi Murmu will be in Assam for a two-day tour from October 13, in her first visit to the state after taking over the top post, state Tourism Minister Jayanta Malla Baruah announced on Tuesday. The President will arrive at Guwahati on Thursday and will attend a programme at IIT Guwahati, he told media persons here, and take part in several government programmes. He said that she will inaugurate the Dhubri Medical College and Hospital and will attend a civic programme to be held at Assam Administrative Staff College, where at least 500 renowned persons across the state will interact with her.
The President will visit Kamakhya Temple on the morning of October 14. According to the Minister, at a scheduled program in Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra later on the day, the President will lay the foundation stone of 2,000 Anganwadi centres, 100 tea garden schools and various state and Central government schemes.