Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Karnataka on Saturday and Sunday, an official statement said on Friday. He is visiting the state to inaugurate the Indian Science Congress, it said.
Modi will arrive in Mysuru on Saturday afternoon and will visit an ashram in the city called the Avadhoota Datta Peetham, the statement said.
Modi will also be present at the Centenary Celebrations of Jagadguru Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji of Sri Suttur Math.
The PM will inaugurate the 103rd session of Indian Science Congress at the University of Mysore on Sunday and will also lay the foundation stone for a new helicopter manufacturing unit at Tumkur.
The 21st International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications, at Jigni will also be inaugurated by Modi on Sunday.