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Modi in Chennai enroute to Sriharikota

Chennai : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday landed at the Chennai airport enroute to India’s rocket port of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

The special aircraft in which Modi was travelling landed after a 40-minute delay due to bad weather.

Modi was given a warm reception by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka Governor K. Rosaiah, Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha and union ministers M. Venkaiah Naidu and Pon Radhakrishnan.

He later left for Sriharikota in a helicopter to witness the launch of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Monday morning.