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Modi arrives in Tirupati to offer prayers

IANS  |  Tirupati 

on Sunday arrived here on a brief visit to offer prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord

Following his two-day visit to the and Sri Lanka, landed here from

E.S.L. Narasimhan, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, Union Miniter of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy, state ministers, BJP leaders and senior officials accorded him warm welcome at the near here.

will address a meeting organised by the near the airport before leaving for Tirumala by road to offer prayers at the hill shrine.

This is Modi's first visit to the temple after becoming the for a second term and it is perceived as a trip.

He had earlier visited the temple in his capacity as the prime ministerial candidate in May 2014 and as the in October 2015 and January 2017.



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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 17:52 IST