After Hyderabad, BJP to charge audience at Modi's Bangalore rally

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Bangalore, Oct 17: The BJP has decided to charge Rs 10 from those who are willing to attend the rally of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi here on November 16. It will be Modi's first visit to Karnataka after his anointment as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate.

The BJP had charged Rs 5 per person for Modi's rally in Hyderabad on August 11. The funds raised were sent to Uttarakhand for the relief of those affected by the natural disaster of June this year. This time, the party has planned to use the funds for organisational purpose.

About 5 lakh people are expected to attend Modi's November 16 rally in Bangalore

Party officials met here on Wednesday to discuss the preparations ahead of Modi's rally and decided to fix Rs 10 as the entry fee. However, it was yet to be decided whether the amount is compulsory.

The collection of the fees will begin on October 30 at booth centres, Karnatka BJP president Prahlad Joshi said. He also said that the venue of the rally could be on the outskirts of Bangalore as about five lakh people are expected to participate.

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