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Modi to visit TN on Sunday, launch projects

IANS  |  Chennai 

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) unit in is all geared up for a public rally to be addressed by in on Sunday, a said on Saturday.

This will be Modi's first visit to the state after the presentation of the interim budget for 2019.

"After attending a government function, Modi will address a public rally which is expected to attract 150,000 people. He will address party members and others from seven Lok Sabha constituencies -- Ooty, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Erode, Karur, and Salem," S.K. Kharventhan, President, in Tamil Nadu, told IANS.

He said and Pon Radhakrishnan would also be present.

Before addressing the rally, Modi would launch several development projects at Perumanallur village in

Modi would lay foundation stone of 100-bed Employees' (ESIC) health facility at Tiruppur that will cater to medical needs of over 100,000 workers and their family members in the hosiery town and nearby areas covered under the ESI Act.

The would also lay foundation stones for a new integrated building at and modernisation of

Modi would also dedicate to the nation, the 470-bed and the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd's here.

He would also inaugurate pipeline from to Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited's (CPCL) here.

The pipeline, built with enhanced safety features, will ensure reliable supply of and will cater to the needs of and neighbouring states.

In addition, passenger service on the 10-km section of the Chennai Metro Rail -- to -- will also be inaugurated by Modi.

The security has been beefed up in Tiruppur for Modi's visit.



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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 17:24 IST