Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Karnataka on January 2 and 3. Regarding this, Special Protection Group officials had a meeting with state government officials, especially the police regarding the security arrangements. Security has been tightened in the state. 

According to reports, during PM Modi's stay in Tumakuru, drones will not be allowed, and anybody violating the direction will face stringent action. 

PM Modi will reach Bengaluru on January 2 and fly to Tumakuru by helicopter to visit Sri Siddaganga Mutt. He will later take part in the Krishi Karman Awards function at the Junior College grounds where he will address a gathering and distribute fishing equipment, a government press release said.

The same evening he will return to Bengaluru to visit the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). He will stay at the Raj Bhavan.

The next day, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the 107th Indian Science Congress at the Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra Campus at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru, before flying to New Delhi in the afternoon.

To oversee the arrangements, chief minister BS Yediyurappa visited Tumakuru on Tuesday and held a meeting with officials.