Narendra Modi to address rally in Jammu and Kashmir today

Gandhinagar, March 26: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is set to address huge rallies beginning Wednesday. The first of the series of Bharat Vijay rallies will be held in Hiranagar in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir and it will be backed by those in Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, Jharkhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Maharashtra, karnataka, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The series of rallies will conclude on March 31.

Modi will officially kick off the Bharat Vijay rallies and unveil a 11-point vision of the BJP in New Delhi later in the day.

See here for Modi's rally schedule between March 26 and 31.

Security was beefed up at Hiranagar town of Kathua district where Modi will address the rally on Wednesday. He will offer prayers at Mata vaishnodevi cave shrine before attending the rally.

Modi will campaign for Jitender Singh who will take on Ghulam Nabi Azad

The rally will take place at a hockey stadium. Kathua district is located just a few kilometres from India-Pakistan border, a reason which has made the authorities to step up security.

Hiranagar was rocked by a terror attack in September last year in which 11 persons, including a top army officer, were killed.

Modi is set to arrive at the military airport in Udhampur from where he will fly to Mata Vaishnodevi cave shrine.

Hiranagar is a part of Udhampur parliamentary constituency and Modi will campaign for his party candidate Jitender Singh. The latter is pitted against heavyweight heavyweight Congress leader and Union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is fighting the Lok Sabha election for the first time.

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