Manmohan Singh will kick-start his first election campaign for Congress for the upcoming Assembly polls by holding a rally at Rudrapur in Kumaon region of Uttaranchal on Friday.
Top state Congress leaders, including PCC chief Yashpal Arya, would be present at the rally, party sources said. Tight security arrangements have been made for the Prime Minister’s visit. SPG commandos have already arrived at Rudrapur to take stock of the situation. “We have beefed up security arrangements at Rudrapur,” Kumaon Inspector General (IG) of Police R S Meena said.