Karnataka Election 2023: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to Karnataka’s capital city on Friday, the Bengaluru traffic police has issued a detailed advisory for commuters. It has been said in the advisory that traffic will be affected in many areas between 5 pm and 7 pm. The traffic police also asked commuters to plan their journey accordingly.
The following roads are said to be avoided:
- Old Airport Road
- Cambridge Layout Road
- 100 feet road
- ASC Center
- trinity circle
- MG Road
- webbs junction
- Manipal Center
- dickenson road
- Cubbon Road
- BRV Junction
- Raj Bhawan Road
PM Modi will do mega roadshow on 6th May
Notably, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to hold a mega roadshow of over 36 kilometers in Bengaluru on May 6. The roadshow, as part of the BJP’s campaign for the upcoming elections, will pass through 17 assembly constituencies of the city. According to officials, the Prime Minister will cover a distance of 10.1 km from 11 am to 1 pm and 26.5 km from 4 pm to 10 pm.
Earlier on 29 April, Modi had held a 5.3 kilometer long roadshow in Bengaluru, passing through various places in the city including Magadi Road, Nice Road Junction and Sumanahalli.
karnataka assembly election 2023
It is to be mentioned here that the state will go to polls in a single phase on May 10, while the results will be declared on May 13. Notably, the term of the 224-member Karnataka Assembly ends on May 24. Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar said that more than 9.17 lakh first-time voters will participate in the upcoming elections in Karnataka.
(with inputs from agencies)