PM Modi had a busy morning in Bengaluru. Here’s what he did – The Indian Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in Bengaluru to unveil the 108-feet tall bronze statue of ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda, credited to be the city’s founder, and inaugurate Terminal 2 of the International Airport, which was built at a cost of around Rs 5,000 crore. He also flagged off two trains, South India’s first Vande Bharat Express, and the Bharat Gaurav Kashi Darshan train. (Twitter/@PMOIndia)

Shown here is the Vande Bharat Express at KSR Bengaluru station today. The fifth Vande Bharat Express train in the country and the first in South India, the train is expected to enhance connectivity between Chennai, Bengaluru and Mysuru. (Source: Southern Railway)

In this image, PM Modi is seen flagging off the Vande Bharat Express train. Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and Pralhad Joshi, and Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot and CM Basavaraj Bommai are also seen in this image. (PTI Photo)

As November 11 also happens to be Kanakadasa Jayanti, PM Modi paid floral tributes to the saint and poet at Vidhana Soudha on Friday. He also paid tribute to saint Maharishi Valmiki (PTI)

PM Modi flagged off the Bharat Gaurav Kashi Yatra train from Bengaluru KSR Railway Station. Karnataka is also the first state to introduce this train under the Bharat Gaurav scheme in which the state government and the Union railways ministry are working together to send pilgrims from Karnataka to Kashi (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inaugurated Terminal 2 at Kempegowda International Airport. (Source: South Western Railway)

Soon after touching down in the city, PM Modi took to Twitter saying “Thank you Bengaluru for the memorable welcome to this dynamic city”. (Twitter/@narendramodi)

PM Modi unveiled a 108-feet tall bronze statue of ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda, credited to be the city’s founder.(PTI)

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