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Security tightened at Sri Krishna Temple in Guruvayur ahead of PM Modi's visit

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Security has been beefed up with an adequate deployment of police personnel and dog squad as Modi is slated to visit in today to offer prayers.

However, devotees are seen visiting the temple as usual.

arrived in Kochi in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. At the airport, he was received by V Muraleedharan, of Justice P. Sathasivam, and a number of other dignitaries.

will offer prayers at temple in Thrissur, after which he is expected to address BJP workers for the first time in after his astounding victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.

"Shri @narendramodi ji to offer prayers at #Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple on June 8. Public meet at Guruvayoor Sree Krishna HS Ground at 10:00 am. All are Welcome," BJP's unit had tweeted on Friday.

will later proceed for his state visit to the Maldives, a day after which he is slated to visit

The foreign engagements will be the first to be undertaken by him after coming back to power for a second term as Prime Minister.

Modi's visit to Kerala comes at a time when is on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency of Wayanad.

In the recently concluded polls, the Congress-led bagged 19 out of the 20 seats in Kerala while the BJP drew a blank.

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First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 08:28 IST
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