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Modi to arrive in Ranchi for yoga day programme

Punjab News Express | June 20, 2019 03:28 PM

RANCHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ranchi on Thursday night to participate in a programme marking International Yoga Day on Friday.

As per schedule, he will reach Ranchi at 10 p.m. on Thursday. He will be received by the Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Governor Draupdui Murmu.

After spending the night at the Raj Bhawan, the Prime Minister will attend the programme at Prabhat Tara ground of Ranchi on Friday morning.

"All preparations have been done for the programme. We have made bus arrangements to ferry the participants to the ground. The buses will ply from 1 a.m to 3 a.m., all participants will have to reach to the ground by 4 a.m." Rai Mahipat Rey, Ranchi Deputy Commissioner, told the media here.

"Around 40,000 people are likely to participate. Some 10,000 people had applied online and 4,500 have turned up for passes.

"Elaborate security arrangements have been made. Eleven entry gates have been made at the programme site. Around 100 CCTV cameras have been installed," Anish Gupta, Ranchi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), told the media.

According to the police, more than 4,000 security personnel will be deployed.


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