PM Modi addresses a rally ahead of the Karnataka state assembly elections in Bengaluru, February 4, 2018. Photo: Reuters
A head of the Tripura Assembly elections on February 18, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two election campaign rallies near border areas today, said programme manager and Deputy Speaker of Assam Assembly Biswarup Bhattacharya.
In view of PM Modi's visit, the India-Bangladesh border adjoining Sipahijala and Unakoti districts of Tripura has been sealed, said police.
Giving details of PM Modi's itinerary, Bhattacharya said the prime minister is scheduled to arrive at Agartala airport in a chartered plane, and from there, he would fly to Sonamura of Sipahijala district in an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter.