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PM Modi to unveil development projects in Karnataka

IANS  |  Hubballi-Dharwad (Karnataka) 

will unveil development projects in Karnataka's twin cities of and northwest region and address a BJP convention on Sunday, a party said.

"will fly to from Tiruppur in later in the day to participate in 2-3 public programmes and address our state leaders and cadres from all the state," party told IANS.

The twin cities are about 400km from the state capital Bengaluru.

will first lay the foundation stone of the (IIT-Dharwad) and dedicate the city distribution project in and 1.5-tonne Mangaluru strategic petroleum facility (SPR) and the 2.5-tonne of the state-run (ISPRL).

The will also dedicate doubling of 18km Chikjajur-Mayakonda section railway line for passenger and freight services, and initiate the electrification work of 346-km Hospeta-Hubballi-line in this region.

The electrification of the broad gauge will reduce and emission of with lower diesel consumption.

Before addressing the party convention in Hubballi, Modi will witness the pravesh (house warming) of 2,384 houses built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in

"Modi will launch the BJP's campaign for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, due in April-May, as the party will contest in all the 28 parliamentary constituencies in the southern state," added the

The party had won 17 Lok Sabha seats in 2014



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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 06:54 IST