JANUARY 16 , 2024
“Anticipating a grand spectacle, BJP Ernakulam District President K S Shaiju declared that an impressive assembly of 50,000 party workers is set to participate in the monumental roadshow scheduled for Tuesday.”
“Prime Minister Modi Kicks Off Two-Day Visit to Kochi, Kerala: Welcomed by Dignitaries, Roadshow and Temple Visits on the Itinerary”
“In a warm reception led by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, MoS V Muraleedharan, and BJP leader Prakash Javadekar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kochi for a two-day visit. The visit includes a grand roadshow from Maharaja College ground to the government guest house. Tomorrow, Modi is scheduled to embark on a spiritual journey, commencing at 6.30 am with prayers at Guruvayur’s renowned Lord Krishna temple, followed by attendance at the wedding of actor-turned-politician Suresh Gopi’s daughter. The Prime Minister will also offer prayers at the Triprayar Sree Rama Swami Temple in Thrissur district before returning to Kochi.”
“At Willingdon Island in Kochi, I will dedicate the Cochin Shipyard Ltd international vessel repairing centre and new dry dock to the nation. Following this, I will address a crucial party meeting, engaging with approximately 6,000 in-charges of ‘shakti kendras,’ each representing two to three booth-level areas, at Marine Drive.”
“In Kochi’s Willingdon Island, I am set to inaugurate the Cochin Shipyard Ltd international vessel repairing centre and a new dry dock, dedicating them to the nation. Following this, a pivotal party meeting awaits, where I will address approximately 6,000 ‘shakti kendras’ in-charges, each representing two to three booth-level areas, at Marine Drive.
Amidst the eventful day, a charged atmosphere unfolded outside Government Law College as Kerala Students Union (KSU) activists displayed a ‘Modi, Go Back’ banner, sparking tension with BJP supporters present for the Prime Minister’s roadshow. Tempers flared, leading to a confrontation at the college gate, eventually diffused by the deployed police.
Earlier, on Tuesday, I paid homage to the historic Veerabhadra temple in Andhra Pradesh’s Sri Satyasai district, steeped in significance in the Ramayana and Hindu religion. Engaging in devotional activities, including chanting songs in praise of Lord Ram, listening to Telugu hymns, and witnessing a puppet show narrating the epic Ramayana with characters like Ram, Lakshman, Sita, and Ravana.”
“In a significant milestone, the Prime Minister ceremoniously inaugurated the new campus of the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics, marking a pivotal step towards enhancing educational and training infrastructure at Palasamudram in Andhra Pradesh.”