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As rains marred the ongoing preparations for the International Yoga Day event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday arrived in the city to take part in the mega event.
Modi’s flight from Delhi landed at Chandigarh Technical Airport at around 10pm. He was received by Governor of Punjab and Haryana Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki, Chief Minister’s Parkash Singh Badal and Manohar Lal Khattar, Chandigarh Member Parliament Kirron Kher, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij and top officials of Chandigarh administration.
Around 10.20pm, he left for Punjab Raj Bhawan, for a overnight stay. On Tuesday, Modi will leave for Capitol Complex at 6.20 am and reach the venue at around 6.30 am. After attending the one-hour event, he will leave the venue around 7.50 am for the airport from where he will fly back to Delhi at 8.30 am.
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The city has been virtually turned into a fortress with around 5,000 police personnel deployed for security duty.
The UT Police have also asked for additional force from Punjab, Haryana and paramilitary forces. The security around the Capitol Complex has also been increased.
Besides this, a separate ward has been kept ready for the Prime Minister at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in case of any medical emergency, which was inspected by a Special Protection Group (SPG) team Monday.