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PM and Yogi expected to attend National Youth Festival

Greater Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are expected to take part in the 22nd National Youth Festival which is slated to be held at Gautam Buddha University on January 12.
This will be Adityanath's first visit to Greater Noida since the start of his political career.
The visit is also important as it is expected that the CM might give a nod to several pending and stuck projects of Greater Noida.
The major projects include metro stretch to Greater Noida West, Night Safari and a Railway Station.
Senior district officials said the PM and CM are likely to attend the inaugural programme to be held on Friday this week.
Gautam Budh Nagar district magistrate BN Singh and Prabhat Kumar, Commissioner Meerut zone are taking time to meet officials to discuss preparations for the event while police have also started preparations for the VVIP movement and planning elaborate arrangements, routes and a helipad spot.
This will be the second visit of PM and CM together to the district after their first visit to flag off the Magenta line on December 25.
The visit is more important for the district administration as the PM and CM last visit witnessed a security breach after the VVIP fleet followed a wrong route when the convoy was mislead by the anti-demo police vehicle.
The National Youth Festival is an annual gathering of youth, organised to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports and one of the state governments from January 12-16 every year.
It involves various activities including competitive ones are held. This time the festival will see the participation of around 5,000 students from across the country.
Earlier, the festival was to be organized in Jaipur but just nine days before the opening ceremony, the Centre decided to move the festival venue from Jaipur to Noida.
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