UTTAR PRADESH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will complete one year in power on Tuesday, amid major ups and downs. 64-year-old Modi will address a mega rally in Mathura today ahead of celebrating one year completion where over a lakh followers are expected to be present. The rally is scheduled to be held in Nagla Chandrabhan, 160 km from Delhi, the native village of Jana Sangh leader Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

Akhilesh Yadav led Uttar Pradesh government is gearing up with firm arrangements to ensure tight security.

Sources inform that PM Modi is expected to declare the implementation of ‘one-rank, one-pension’ for more than 25 lakh former servicemen at his rally on Monday. The scheme entails in paying pension to people retiring in the same rank with the same time span of service, irrespective of their date of leaving.

According to the BJP sources, this will be the first of a series of public rallies structured by the saffron party across India during the week long celebrations from May 26 to 31 that will be addressed by several political leaders.

BJP and the government will honor the one year of Modi government in power as ‘Jan Kalyan Parv’ celebrations’. 

BJP MPs, Union Ministers and other members will tour India to educate people regarding the welfare measures taken by the Modi government for underprivileged sections and farmers as part of a week-long ‘Jan Kalyan Parv’.

The Modi government took oath on May 26 last year following a ‘historic’ win in the national elections.