BHUBANESWAR: Marking two years of the NDA Government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in Balasore district of Odisha on Thursday.
With the ‘Vikas Gaurav Yatra’, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to revive its base in North Odisha region comprising five districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Jajpur, which are now stronghold of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
This is Prime Minister Modi’s third visit to Odisha this year and fourth after he became the Prime Minister in 2014.
The Prime Minister is scheduled to address a public meeting marking completion of the NDA government’s two years in office.
Adequate security arrangements have been made to make the rally trouble-free.
Reportedly, as many as 10 IPS officers have been posted in Baleswar town to ensure that the rally passes off peacefully.
Prime Minister Modi had come to Odisha as the Prime Minister for the first time to dedicate the modernised and expanded units of Rourkela Steel Plant to the nation on April 1, 2015.