PM Modi to hold 36.6 km roadshow in Bengaluru on Saturday

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BENGALURU: In a major boost to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) campaign in poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to take out a 36.6-km roadshow in Bengaluru on Saturday, covering 17 Assembly constituencies of the city, said sources. Over 10 lakh people are expected to take part.

Sources added that PM Modi will take out two mega roadshows and four public meetings this weekend. According to the sources, PM Modi will arrive in Bengaluru on the night of May 5 and will hold two roadshows in the city on May 6. The first roadshow will cover about 8 km while the other will cover a distance of 36.6 km, they said.

On May 7, PM Modi will also address four public meetings in different parts of the state. He is also expected to visit Karnataka on the last day of the election campaigning for which preparations are already on.

Prior to this, PM Modi took out a roadshow of 5-km in Bengaluru, and a roadshow in Mysuru, with the participation from a large number of people. Even during the Gujarat elections, the Prime Minister took out a roadshow of more than 25 km, covering 19 Assembly constituencies of Ahmedabad.

Earlier, on Tuesday, Prime Minister held a mega roadshow in Kalaburagi. During the roadshow, people queued up on both sides of the road through which the Prime Minister’s cavalcade passed and cheered for him. They also showered flower petals on him. While riding on the top of a truck, PM Modi greeted people by waving his hands.

The BJP is eyeing a second term in the state and has exuded confidence in retaining power with a full majority. Karnataka will go to polls on May 10 and the votes will be counted on May 13. (ANI)

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