Prime Minister Modi in Varanasi today

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Varanasi, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, will inaugurate 36 projects and lay the foundation of 14 others besides unveiling the 63 feet statue of RSS ideologue Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay at Padao during his visit to his parliamentary constituency.

The Prime Minister will attend the Veershaiva (Lingayat) Mahakumbh at historical Jangamwadi Mutt.

He will flag off the Mahakal Express, India’s third private train.

According to district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma, after landing at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at 10.45 a.m, the Prime Minister will reach Banaras Hindu University’s helipad from where he will go to the Jangamwadi Mutt.

He will then leave for Sujabad by chopper to unveil the statue of Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and inaugurate the initial phase of work at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (DDU) memorial site ‘Antim Padao’ worth Rs 40 crore.

The district magistrate said that “Besides inaugurating 36 projects worth Rs 1057 crore and laying the foundation of 14 projects worth Rs 198 crore, the Prime Minister will also flag off Varanasi-Ujjain Mahakal Express train.”

Mahakal Express, which is the first overnight private train in the country, will connect three Jyotirlinga pilgrimage centres of Varanasi, Ujjain and Omkareshwar.

From Padao, Modi will go to DDU-TFC (trade facilitation center) in Bada Lalpur area where he is scheduled to interact with BJP leaders and workers at TFC.



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