Modi to address IAS probationers, practice Yoga with them tomorrow

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Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India Published: Oct 26, 2017, 11:35 AM(IST)

The prime minister arrived?today at Dehradoon to leave for Mussoorie, where he is slated to attend a slew of programmes. Photograph:( Others )

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At the Academy in Mussoorie, Modi is expected to garland a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and then participate in a tree plantation program

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address IAS probationers at Mussoorie's prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) and give them tips on effective administration tomorrow, officials said.

On the second day of his Uttarakhand visit, Modi will also take part in a yoga session with the probationers and Kendriya Vidyalaya students at the academy, they said.

The prime minister arrived today at Dehradoon to leave for Mussoorie, where he is slated to attend a slew of programmes at the LBSNAA before returning to Delhi in the afternoon tomorrow.

Modi was accorded a warm welcome by Governor K K Paul, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and senior BJP leaders after he landed at the Jollygrant airport in an Indian Air Force plane.

About ten minutes later, he was in a chopper on way to Mussoorie's Polo Ground helipad, officials said.

At the Academy in Mussoorie, Modi is expected to garland a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and then participate in a tree plantation programme, they said.

This is Modi's second visit to the hill state in less than seven days.

The prime minister, who was in the state on October 20, ahead of the Kedarnath shrine's closure for the next six months, will address IAS trainees at the Academy and attend cultural programmes organised by them.

He will spend the night at the Kalindi guest house on the Academy campus.

Modi is scheduled to do yoga along with IAS trainees and students of the Kendriya Vidyalaya at the Academy tomorrow besides addressing probationers and giving them tips on effective administration, the officials said.

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