Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival at Mandakalli Airport by Mysuru-Kodagu Member of Parliament Pratap Simha and Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G Sankar. He was offered a flower bouquet on the occasion.
Goyal who is on two-day tour of Karnataka arrived in the city today. The minister is scheduled to visit the temple atop Chamundi Hill and offer special prayers to Goddess Chamundeshwari and seek blessings.
Krishnaraja Constituency MLA SA Ramadass, BJP state secretary M Rajendra, South Western Railway (SWR) Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Aparna Garg, Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) Commissioner Kantharaju and others were present.