By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 27, Nov 2023, 16:45 pm IST | UPDATED: 27, Nov 2023, 16:45 pm IST
PM Narendra Modi arrived at the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara on Sunday as part of his two-day visit to the shrine. According to his itinerary, PM Modi stayed at Tirumala overnight and went to offer prayers at Sri Venkateswara temple in the early hours of Monday.
Deputy Chief Minister K Narayanaswamy, Minister for Power Peddireddi Ramachandra Reddy, TTD trust board Chairman B. Karunakar Reddy, Members of Parliament P V Midhun Reddy (Rajampeta), M. Gurumoorthy (Tirupati) and N. Reddeppa (Chittoor), Rajya Sabha member G.V.L. Narasimha Rao and government whip Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy, among others, welcomed the Prime Minister at the airport as he flew in on a special IAF aircraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also earlier greeted people on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary on Monday and said his emphasis on serving others and furthering brotherhood gives strength to millions around the world. Guru Nanak was the founder of Sikhism.
In a post on X, PM Modi said, "Greetings on the auspicious occasion of the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. His emphasis on serving others and furthering brotherhood gives strength to millions around the world." Modi also posted on X his tributes to the first Sikh Guru from his 'Mann Ki Baat' broadcast on Sunday.
Later in the day, PM Modi will be visiting Hyderabad and will be taking part in a road show in the capital city of Telangana. The Hyderabad police have imposed a number of restrictions and diversions at various places in the city in view of PM Modi's visit and the BJP's electoral road show.
All major political parties in the state, including Congress, BJP and BRS, have stepped up their campaigning processes with the last date of campaigning on Tuesday before the state goes to Polls on November 30. The restrictions in Hyderabad will be imposed starting at 1 pm and will be in place until 10 pm.