Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee president A Namasivayam today held a meeting with senior police officials including Inspector General of Police in connection with the visit of AICC president Mrs.Sonia Gandhi to Puducherry.
Mrs.Gandhi is scheduled to visit Puducherry on May 5 to undertake election campaign in support of the Congress-DMK front candidates.
Mr.Namasivayam told newspersons that he had discussed with the officials about the security arrangements for the VVIP s visit.He said as per the advise of the Special Protection Group(SPG) the venue of Mrs.Gandhi’s public meeting was shifted to Oupplam grounds from the AFT grounds earlier planned.The meeting will be at 5 PM on May 5,he said adding that protection of the VVIP as well as the public is the priority for the party.
Mr.Namasivayam said that Mr.Rahul Gandhi is expected to visit Karaikal region of the union territory between May 7 and 10.
After ,her meeting here Mrs.Gandhi would fly to Chennai to address another public meeting along with DMK leader “Kalainger”.
Asked about the election manifesto of the party,Namasivayam said that a draft manifesto had already been forwarded to the party high command for approval and will be released after getting the high command’s nod