PM’s Jammu visit put off

Tribune News Service

Jammu, January 12

The much-awaited visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Jammu region has been postponed due to his busy schedule. The Prime Minister is now likely to visit on February 3. To kick-start the campaign for the forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Prime Ministerhad to visit Vijaypur in Samba district on January 15.

Apart from launching various development projects, the Prime Minister also had to address a public rally at Vijaypur.

“The Prime Minister is now likely to visit the state on February 3,” a BJP leader, who had attended a meeting of party office-bearers at Delhi on Saturday, told The Tribune.

During his visit, the PM will lay the foundation stone for the Jammu-Poonch national highway widening via Akhnoor, Shahpur-Kandi-Ujj irrigation project and the Devika river beautification project in Udhampur.

He will also lay the foundation stone for the Chenani-Sudhmahadev-Doda alternative road, Leh Medical College and the Rs 210-crore Indripattan-Pargwal bridge. Besides, the PM will inaugurate a university for Ladakh.

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