The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Defense Expo which is scheduled from April 11 to 14, 2018. The expo is organised by the ministry of defense in about 260 acres at Thiruvidandhai on the east coast road near Mamallapuram at a cost of 480 crores. This international expo will display military and defense gadgets, products in well established stalls.
The PM Modi will start from New Delhi at 6:40 am in a chartered flight and land at chennai by 9:20. After formal reception, Modi will be hauled by a chopper to Mamallapuram and arrive at the Expo centre by 10 am. After inagurating, Modi wilol return to chennai by chopper and from there, he will reach the Adayar cancer institute by 1 pm to inaugurate the diamond jubilee building. After this program, Modi will start to New Delhi by 2:25 pm and reach by 5:15pm. The Opposition parties have decided to show black flag protest to the PM on his arrival on April 12. Tight security arrangements have been made in the chennai city and Mamallapuram where nearly 5000 policemen will be deployed.