PM Modi to inaugurate Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal today, Security heightened


Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating a war memorial called Shaurya Smarak at Arera Hills, Bhopal, on Friday. He will also be addressing veterans at the Shaurya Samman Sabha. 

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Meanwhile, security was heightened ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Railway stations, airports, bus terminals, important markets and localities in the city were secured ahead of the high profile visit. Vehicles were screened at different check points.

The administration also issued a circular asking all government and semi-government offices to suspended work post 3 pm. Modi will be inaugurating the newly built war memorial- Shaurya Samarak- and address a meeting of former servicemen at Lal Pared ground, during his three-hour visit, ahead of the BRICS meet in Goa, BJP source said. 

The Prime Minister is scheduled to arrive at the Bhopal Airport at 4.05 p.m. He will be at Lal Pared ground between 4.30 p.m. and 5.20 p.m. He will also call on Acharya Vidysagar Maharaj at the Habibganj Jain temple.

Later he will proceed to the Arera Hills for the inauguaration of 'Shaurya Smarak' that portrays the patriotic journey of a soldier. The valour gallery showcases the tradition of military honour. At 7.05 p.m. Modi will leave for Panaji.