Janakpur set to welcome ModiAuthorities in Dhanusa District headquarters Janakpur on Wednesday supervised the final touches of facelift to the historic town ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit.
Authorities in Dhanusa District headquarters Janakpur on Wednesday supervised the final touches of facelift to the historic town ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit.
Province 2 government and Janakpur Sub-metropolis officials have laid out elaborate security plans in co-ordination with national agencies for the high-level visit.
Authorities have levelled and asphalted roads on which PM Modi’s motorcade will travel. The roads to Janaki Temple from Janakpur Airport and Janaki Temple to Rangabhumi Maidan have received facelift and decorated. Mithila artwork adorns walls on both sides of the road.Construction of road expansion and drainage is currently underway in Janakpur by Integrated Urban Development Project with the financial assistance of Asian Development Bank. Most of the roads in the town are in ruins. The Janaki Temple-Janakpur Airport and Janaki Temple-Rangabhumi Maidan roads are also the part of the project. These roads were repaired in a hurry temporarily for PM Modi’s visit.
The Indian premier is scheduled to land in Janakpur around 10am. Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel and Chief Minister (CM) of Province 2 Mohammad Lal Babu Raut will welcome Modi at the airport. Speaking to the Post Raut said, “Almost all preparations for Modi’s visit to Janakpur have been completed. We all are working to make his visit grand and successful.”CM Raut received updates on security measures from all agencies and he is monitoring other preparations for Modi’s visit.
A security source said that the government has deployed around 6,000 personnel of different security agencies to manage security in Janakpur.The provincial executive urged the residents who homes lie on Modi’s motorcade route to plant Kalash in front of their houses. Janakpur Sub-metropolis will host a civic reception for PM Modi in Rangabhumi Maidan. Modi is scheduled to address the gathering after the civic reception.
The provincial government plans to gather more than 100,000 people in the civic reception. The provincial government has managed vehicles to transport people to arrive in Janakpur from all eight districts of Province 2. Sarlahi District Chairman of Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal Nageshwor Sah said the provincial executive would deploy 40 buses to transport the people to Janakpur from Sarladi during Modi’s visit.Indian media in town Representatives of various Indian media have arrived in Janakpur to cover Modi’s visit. A television crew came here with OB-van for live broadcast. The special team of Doordarshan, the government operated television in India, also arrived in Janakpur.