Belgaum city is gearing up to accord a warm welcome to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday.
This will be Mr. Yeddyurappa’s first visit to the city after assuming charge.
The Belgaum City Corporation has taken up repairs of a few select roads. The roads are being cleaned and weeds that had grown on road dividers are being removed.
The district administration has put up a welcome arch at the main gate of the District Commissioner’s office compound. Bharatiya Janta Party workers have put up several banners, welcome arches, posters, life-size cutouts of the Chief Minister, party flags and buntings at vantage points in the city.
Mr. Yeddyurappa will be participating in at least nine events during his visit.
He will reach Chiknandi village in Gokak taluk from Hubli to participate in a function organised by Sri Siddharoodh Math at 8.30 a.m. Later, he will participate in, among others, “Amrut Mahotsava” celebrations of Kannada daily Samyukta Karnataka at Dr. Jeergi Memorial Hall, discussion on issues concerning establishment of Suvarna Vidhana Soudha, interactive meeting with representatives of the public and social organisations on civic issues and meeting with representatives of farmers and BJP workers.
He will also participate in a function at Lingayat Bhavan.
Mr. Yeddyurappa will stay overnight at MP Suresh C. Angadi’s house and leave for Mysore on Sunday.