Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday reached Chennai where he will take part in three events.
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam and senior and senior cabinet colleagues were at the airpot to welcome Amit Shah.
According to Shah’s scheduled for Chennai released by his office, the home minister will first pay floral tributes to MG Ramachandran and former chief minister, late Jayalalithaa at 4:30 pm. Ten minutes later, Shah will inaugurate and lay foundation stone for various development projects worth Rs 67,000 crore, including Phase 2 of Chennai Metrol Rail.
Finally, at 6 pm, he will meet office-bearers and district presidents of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tamil Nadu, and is expected to discuss Tamil Nadu elections due next year. He is on a two-day visit to Chennai.