Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Karnataka on Sunday morning to address a series of public meetings and inaugurate the 110-km-long railway line connecting Bidar-Kalaburagi.
PM Modi’s day-long trip began with him offering prayers at the Shri Manjunatha Swamy Temple at Dharmasthala. He arrived in a helicopter from Mengaluru at the temple.
Later, PM Modi will address a public meeting at the Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project in Ujire near Dharmasthala and distribute RuPay cards to account holders of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
The PM will also launch digital cashless Self-Help Groups (SHG) transactions.
The Prime Minister will then travel to state capital Bengaluru, where he will address a gathering at the Dashamah Soundarya Lahari Parayanotsava Mahasarmapane.
The Prime Minister on Saturday tweeted, “The Soundarya Lahari is a set of shlokas composed by Adi Shankaracharya. The event has been organized for the mass chanting of these shlokas in unison.”