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PM Modi leaves for G20 Summit to Buenos Aires with a packed schedule

In the space of 50 hours, the Prime Minister has over 25 scheduled engagements

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narendra Modi
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Amid hectic election campaign home and diplomatic commitments abroad, Prime Minister Modi will clock hundreds of hours travelling in the next few days, official sources said Wednesday.

After visiting and during the and campaign, the Prime Minister Wednesday left for to attend the G20 summit, in the midst of campaigning for the and Telangana elections, they pointed out.

From November 23, Modi has been on the campaign trail every day.

Beginning with on November 23, the Prime Minister has campaigned across Madhya Pradesh, and Telangana in the last six days.

Wednesday saw him address two election rallies in Rajasthan, in the course of a seven-hour journey, involving both plane and chopper.

"Barely ninety minutes after landing in Delhi, the Prime Minister emplaned for Argentina," a functionary said.

The journey from to Buenos Aires involves two legs of nearly 12 hour duration each, with a short technical halt in Cape Town,

The total travel time to Buenos Aires is 25 hours, and consequently, the to and fro trips will involve a combined journey time of nearly 50 hours.

In between these two trips, the Prime Minister will be in Buenos Aires for just over 50 hours. This time period includes two nights.

In the space of 50 hours, the Prime Minister has over 25 scheduled engagements. These include the various sessions of the G20 summit, sideline meetings including the BRICS informal meeting, and bilateral meetings with various world leaders.

Modi will return to in the wee hours of December 3 only to take off again within 12 hours to resume his political campaigning in and Telangana for the next two days.

On December 3, he will campaign in Jodhpur and

First Published: Wed, November 28 2018. 21:35 IST