Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Tuesday to visit Ara town in Bhojpur district to lay the foundation stone of a four-lane highway. He will also address a rally in Saharsa district.

Modi was received at the Patna airport by Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Modi will lay the foundation stone of a four-lane road connecting Patna and Buxar in Ara, the district headquarters of Bhojpur, about 60 km from here.

He will then address the Bharatiya Janata Party third parivartan rally in Saharsa district in flood-prone Kosi region.

Modi has already addressed two election rallies in Muzaffarpur and Gaya ahead of the forthcoming assembly polls.

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