New Delhi, Sep 30, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday to take part in Dussehra celebrations at Red Fort in the national capital.
PM Modi wrote on Twitter:
विजयादशमी के पावन पर्व पर सभी देशवासियों को शुभकामनाएँ! Greetings to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashmi.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 30, 2017
After 2014, this will be the second time, when PM Modi will celebrate Dussehra in New Delhi.
As per the reports, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu are also expected to take part in Dussehra celebrations at Red Fort along with PM Modi.
President Kovind also took to Twitter to offer his greetings on the festival. In a tweet, he said:
Greetings to fellow citizens on Vijaya Dashami, a celebration of victory of good over evil. Shubho Bijoya! #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 30, 2017
Delhi BJP President Manoj Tewari, along with Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel are also expected to be present at the event.
Keeping in view the security of PM Modi, at least 8000 personnel have been deployed at the Red Fort and adjoining areas in which Special Cell team, SPG and Paramilitary Forces will be deployed at Red Fort.