President ‘adjusts’ bihar trip dates for Narendra Modi’s rally
President Pranab Mukherjee has agreed to cut short his visit to Bihar by a day in the wake of its rally in Patna on October 27. The President will be the chief guest for the graduation ceremony at IIT Patna on the 26th of this month. He has decided not to stay on the next day to unveil a statue of Jagjivan Ram in Arra, 60 km away from the state capital. That’s where Mr Modi is scheduled to address a huge audience in Patna.
BJP leaders Shahnawaz Hussain and Rajiv Pratap Rudy told the reporters after the meeting that the president has told them he would not stay in Bihar on October 26 night, as scheduled originally.
The President will be coming to Bihar on October 26 and he has cancelled his night halt due to modi’s rally. He will return the same day.
They also added that they were concerned about the president visit that he doesn’t have to face any problem due to the BJP’s rally and it will be great that the prime minister-in-waiting is visiting a day after the President,” he added.