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Modi to address rally in Agra on Wednesday

Press Trust of India  |  Agra (UP) 

will kick-start the BJP's election campaign in with a rally in on Wednesday.

is scheduled to fly to from Bidar in and reach around 3.15 pm.

According to party sources, he is expected to inaugurate a number of projects. The Kothi Meena Bazar ground is expected to be full with around two lakh supporters, according to local leaders. The party has put up hoardings of the all over the city.

Meanwhile, members of the released a poster, demanding a full-fledged international airport in the city.

Activists on Tuesday drew attention to a promise made by in November 2013 of constructing a barrage on the Yamuna river, saying no headway had been made so far.

"had promised a ferry service for tourists from to Agra, but there is neither water nor a ferry service," said environmentalist Devashish Bhattacharya.

Administrative sources informed that around 4,000 police personnel, 10 IPS officers and as many companies of paramilitary forces would be deployed.

District authorities announced there would be diversion of routes and ban on entry of heavy vehicles.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 13:15 IST