Narendra Modi in Lucknow: Speaking at the APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, PM Modi said we are moving forward with the dream of how to make India self-dependent in the field of defense and security. He also lauded ISRO’s successful launch of 104 satellites recently. “World took notice when India launched 104 satellites. We have such potential and have to take it forward,” PM Modi in Lucknow. Modi also thanked the people who came forward and registered their consensus for Goods and Services Tax (GST). “I am grateful to all those who gave consensus for GST. After successful implementation of GST India will set an example for the world,” PM Modi said. Earlier, PM Modi also inaugurated the campus of Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow in presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik.
The prime minister, who arrived in Lucknow on earlier in the day, is scheduled to participate in the International Yoga Day function at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground with over 60,000 participants. The Yoga Session, expected to be 80 minutes long, will begin around 6:30 in the morning. A number of dignitaries, politicians, and bureaucrats will participate in the event. Massive security arrangements have been made for the Prime Minister’s visit. Asian News International reports that a large number of police personnel, and 25 companies of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) have been deployed in the area.
Over 400 CCTV cameras have been installed along with the support pressed into service at different venues. The stage is all set as Prime Minister Modi, Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshaw Prasad Maurya will be performing Yoga on the ocassion of International Yoga Day in the city.