Mysuru: In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival in City for International Yoga Day on Tuesday June 21, the District Administration is taking all the steps to ensure there are no hiccups.
Speaking to mediapersons on Wednesday June 15, District In-Charge Minister S. T. Somashekar said that “Repair of footpaths and asphalting of roads will be taken up at a cost of Rs. 15 Crore and Rs. 10 Crore has already been released. About 15 roads and footpaths are being repaired. The work which was stopped on Tuesday June 14 due to rain will be taken up once the rain stops.”
The Minister said, “some of the arterial roads will be lit. Modi will be visiting Mysuru Palace and the roads that lead to it will also be lit. CESC authorities have been entrusted with the responsibility.”
Somashekar also informed that the Prime Minister would be interacting with the beneficiaries of the central-sponsored schemes on June 21.
“The number of people will be decided by the Centre. Around 60,000 people will be able to witness the interaction. As per the Centre’s advice, people who will be sharing the stage with the Prime Minister will be decided shortly. Modi has been requested to visit Sutturu Matha and Chamundi Hills during his stay here.”
Mysuru – Kodagu Member of Parliament Prathap Simha, MLAs L. Nagendra, S. A. Ramadas, Mysuru Mayor Sunanda Palanetra and other officials were present.