He was received by top state and national level party leaders.
Modi, who arrived in an IAF aircraft at Karipur International Airport, took a helicopter to a stadium near the venue where he will address a public meeting of his party workers.
After the public meeting, Modi will chair a meeting of top party functionaries. In the night he will meet three Christian bishops at the Kozhikode Guest House, where for the first time a Prime minister of the country is staying overnight.
On Sunday, Modi will again take part in the party meeting. He will also meet up with state level leaders of NDA allies in Kerala.
Modi will also partake of the traditional ‘Onam’ feast and then return to Delhi.