Tirupati, June 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was in Sri Lanka earlier in the day, reached Tirupati on Sunday evening said his Government would meet the expectation of the public in next five years and promised all the help for overall development of Andhra Pradesh.
Governor E S L Narasimhan, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy and others received the PM at the Tirupati airport at Renigunta after he landed from Colombo.
While addressing a thanksgiving rally of BJP workers at the temple town, the PM said he is confident that the country is in a new direction with the contribution and support of 130 crore Indians.
The Prime Minister also spoken some Telugu words and chanted ‘Namo Venkatesaya -Vina Venkatesam’ during his speech. Stating his journey in politics, Modi said he had started his political career as an ordinary activist in BJP and highlighted it was not an easy task to win 303 MP seats in the country which was possible only by winning the hearts of people with implementing welfare schemes.
Astonishingly, it is learnt that AP CM Jagnamohan Reddy , in a gesture of seeking blessings of PM, tried to touch his feet at the airport in the presence of top brass officials.
Later, Modi left for Tirumala by road and had a darsan in the shrine where he was welcomed by the ministers and TTD Executive Officer Singhal and other officials. (UNI)