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PM Modi arrives in Lucknow for Dussehra celebrations

Updated: Oct 11, 2016 18:11 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening arrived in Lucknow for Dussehra celebrations.

Prime Minister Modi will attend Dussehra Mahotsav at the historic Aishbagh Ramleela Ground in Uttar Pradesh's capital city.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will also be present on the occasion.

"Leaving for Lucknow where I will join Vijaya Dashmi celebrations. Looking forward to the programme," Prime Minister Modi had tweeted before leaving for Lucknow.

The security has been beefed up at the venue, as people were seen milling around the site to give a warm welcome to the Prime Minister on his brief visit to celebrate the Dussehra festival in the state. (ANI)