Governor NN Vohra, Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and senior Cabinet Ministers received PM Modi at the airport.

The Prime Minister will attend the birth centenary functions of a senior Congress leader, late Girdhari Lal Dogra, who was also the state finance minister.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is married to Dogra's daughter, arrived here yesterday for the centenary functions.

PM Modi will attend the main function at the Zorawar Singh auditorium of Jammu University around which a thick blanket of security has been thrown.

Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Congress veteran Karan Singh will also attend the function, which will start a santoor recital by Shivkumar Sharma, an internationally renowned maestro who hails from Jammu.

All eyes are on the PM Modi Jammu visit as he is expected to announce a Rs 70,000 crore development package for the state.

Modi is scheduled to fly back to New Delhi in the afternoon.

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