Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Lucknow on Friday evening after visiting Mahoba and Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, official sources said. In Lucknow, the prime minister will be attending a conference of DGPs on Saturday and will return to Delhi on Sunday, they added.
After arriving at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, Modi went to the Raj Bhavan and paid floral tributes to the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, according to a statement issued by the Raj Bhavan.
Governor Anandiben Patel welcomed the prime minister on his arrival at the Raj Bhavan, the statement said.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also present at the Raj Bhavan, it added.
(With inputs from PTI)