Thu. Feb 22nd, 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Varanasi for the first time after he has been elected for the second term. He was received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, BJP State Chief Mahendra Nath Pandey at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport where he reached through an Airforce Plane.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah was also present to receive him.

From the Airport, he took a chopper to reach Police Lines. He took to the road from there to reach the Kashinath Vishwanath Temple. Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Temple. BJP supporters lined up in the street and chanted ‘Har Har Modi’ slogans as his convoy hit roads.

The area is decorated with BJP flags and wall paintings of Budha and other spiritual idols. A led screen has also been installed at the entrance of Kashi Vishwanath Mandir to telecast live visuals when PM Narendra Modi will offer prayers.

PM Narendra Modi is also slated to address party workers at Deendayal Hastkala Sankul later in the national capital.

For Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, heavy security has been deployed in the Varanasi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat with a huge margin of 4.70 lakh votes by defeating Shalini Yadav of Samajwadi party. He had held a massive roadshow in Varanasi last month during his nominations.

The Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded national polls has secured 303 seats, 22 more than it got in 2014. While BJP along with its allies, the NDA secured 352 seats.

The Congress won 52 seats in the recently held polls, which is only 8 more than it got in 2014 national polls. It has also lost some of its strongholds across the country including Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi in Uttar Pradesh and Jyotiraditya Scindia‘s Guna in Madhya Pradesh.

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