New Delhi, Apr 12 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who observed a fast along with fellow BJP MPs to protest the washout of the second leg of the Budget session of Parliament, today travelled to Tamil Nadu to participate in several events.

On Tuesday, sources had said that while Modi would observe fast to protest Parliament disruptions by opposition parties, he would not disturb his official schedule, which included a visit to Tamil Nadu, meeting officials and clearing policy-related files.

The prime minister left Delhi around 8.30 am and inaugurated the Defence Expo at Thiruvidanthai in Tamil Nadu. He later travelled to Chennai to inaugurate a hospital’s extension building.

He returned to the national capital around 5.30 pm.

Most BJP MPs are holding fast in their respective constituencies.

BJP chief Amit Shah was in poll-bound Karnataka where he staged a sit-in.

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