PUDUCHERRY: Prime minister Narendra Modi will visit Puducherry on March 30 to campaign for the BJP party and its allies for the forthcoming assembly polls, said Puducherry BJP general secretary Embalam R Selvam.
Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Selvam said the prime minister will address a public meeting at 5pm on March 30 at the Anglo-French Textiles’ ground. This is the second visit of Modi to Puducherry in the last 30 days to campaign for the party and its allies for the assembly polls.
Modi is the first Prime minister to visit Puducherry more than once. He first visited Puducherry on February 25 in 2018 to participate in Auroville‘s golden jubilee celebrations. He last visited Puducherry on February 25 this year.
Selvam said Union minister Nitin Gadkari will visit Puducherry on March 22 to lead a roadshow to seek votes for the party and its allies while Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will release the party’s election manifesto during her visit on March 24. Cine actor Gautami will visit Puducherry on Sunday and will seek votes for the party candidates in Mannadipet and Lawspet.
The Puducherry BJP unit released people’s charge-sheet against the previous Congress government listing out its shortcomings and failed promises.