New Delhi, Feb 19: Finding a hotel room for the Prime Minister of a country is not a tough task for government authorities but not every time. Ironically, Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to find a hotel room in Mysuru’s iconic Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel as the hotel was fully booked for a marriage function. The administration later booked a room for PM Modi in Radisson Blu. Also Read - ISRO’s PSLV-C51 Rocket Set to Blast Off on Sunday Carrying Bhagavad Gita, PM Modi’s Photo | Countdown Begins
The Lalitha Mahal Palace hotel had three rooms available but PM Modi’s contingent needed more than three rooms. PM Modi is on a two-day visit to the city during which he inaugurated a slew of railway projects. Also Read - India Toy Fair 2021: 'Use Less Plastic to Make Toys,' PM Modi Tells Industries
It was surprising that the PM faced the same problem at Hotel Radisson Blu as well as it was booked for a wedding reception. But the hotel management requested the business family to reschedule their wedding reception. (Also Read: Karnataka Needs ‘Mission’ Government, Not ‘Commission’ Government: PM Modi in Mysuru) Also Read - Breaking News Updates: Price of Coronavirus Vaccine in Private Hospitals Capped at Rs 250 Per Dose
PM Modi arrived in Mysuru on Sunday night to participate in an event at Jain pilgrim centre Shravanabelagola in Hassan district.
PM Modi’s Karnataka tour comes just months before the crucial Assembly elections. Karnataka is expected to go to the polls in April-May. The BJP is leaving no stone unturned to come back to power in the state. Karnataka is considered a gateway to the South for the BJP. It is also the only big state, with 20 or more MPs, being ruled by the Congress at present.