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Security beefed up, hoardings around city: Agartala readies itself for PM Modi’s visit

Due to the Prime Minister’s Tripura visit, the entire Agartala city is now under the control of the security forces.

Many New traffic points have been activated in the city and vehicles are being searched and checked. Searches and various raids are going on in hotels in the heart of the capital.

There are additional security personnel on the VIP roads of the city, at the railway station and in the markets. The integrated command control unit is monitoring the city.
A large number of police and TSR jawans have been deployed at police stations in the city.

The entire road from Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport to Swami Vivekananda Stadium is being observed by security forces.

In a word, unprecedented security arrangements are currently in Agartala city.
The Tripura Police and Central SPG team have been on the ground to ensure the safety of the Prime Minister of the country.

Police officers in charge of various divisions have been sent messages to provide extra security for people on national highways.
Beneficiaries from different parts of the state can enter the stadium after 11am on Sunday.

Prime Minister will inaugurate, dedicate and lay the foundation stone of various key initiatives worth over Rs. 4350 crores.

A significant focus of the Prime Minister has been towards ensuring that everyone has a house of their own. In a key step towards ensuring the same in the region, Prime Minister will launch the Grih Pravesh programme for beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Rural. These houses, developed at a cost of over Rs 3400 crores, will cover over 2 lakh beneficiaries.

With a focus on improving road connectivity, Prime Minister will inaugurate the project for widening of the Agartala bypass (Khayerpur – Amtali) NH-08, which will help ease traffic congestion in Agartala city. He will also lay the foundation stones for 32 roads of more than 230 Km length under PMGSY III (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana) and for improvement of 112 roads covering a distance of over 540 Km.

Prime Minister will also inaugurate the State Institute of Hotel Management at Anandnagar and Agartala Government Dental College.


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