PM to attend Pongal fest in TN on Jan 12

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the Tamil’s traditional harvest festival of Pongal at Madurai on January 12.
The festival “Modi pongal” will be organised by the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP, PartyState President K.Annamalai said in a statement here today.

He also announced formation of a 12-member organising committee headed by State Secretary Karu Nagarajan for the successful conduct of the festival.

A six-member reception committee was also formed by the party, he said.

During his visit, Mr Modi was also expected to visit Virudhunagar where he would be inaugurating new medical colleges in the State in the presence

of Chief Minister M K Stalin, Health Minister MA.Subramanian and other officials.

This will be Mr Modi’s first visit to the State after the DMK came back to power in the May Assembly elections after a gap of ten years.


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