Hyderabad: Narendra Modi, who will be visiting Andhra Pradesh for the first time after being sworn-in as the Prime Minister for the second time, will visit the temple town Tirupati on Sunday at 4.30 pm.
Modi's will be visiting the temple of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala to offer obeisance after massive victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha elections.
Security has been beefed up in the Tirupati and Tirumala. District collector Narayan Bharat Gupta and joint collector P.S. Girisha on Satureday reviewed the arrangements ahead of the Prime Minister's visit.
Modi is currently in Sri Lanka and landed in capital Colombo on Sunday morning. He is visiting the country at the time when the country is healing after the deadly Easter Sunday bombings that has left 250 people dead.
Here's what will follow in the day:
- PM Modi will arrive at Renigunta airport near Tirupati by 4.30 pm on Sunday. He will leave from Colombo airport at 3 pm.
- He will address 5,000 party workers for about half an hour for 'Vijayotsava Sabha' at a venue near the airport.
- PM Modi will reach Tirumala by 6 pm and will offer his prayers to Lord Venkateshwara shrine till 7.15 pm.
- He will fly back to Delhi at 8.10 pm.
This is Modi's maiden visit to the temple after becoming prime minister for the second time. Modi had last visited the shrine in his capacity as the prime ministerial candidate in May 2014 and as prime minister in October 2015 and January 2017.