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PM Modi arrives in Varanasi to a grand ‘saffron’ welcome with a sea of people turning up for his roadshow

At BHU, Modi garlanded the statue of Madan Mohan Malviya outside the main entrance of the university to kick start his roadshow.

A day before he files his nomination for the ongoing elections from Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a grand ‘saffron’ welcome in the temple city. A sea of people has assembled along the 6-km route for his mega roadshow. PM Modi headed straight to BHU from Banda, after addressing an election rally in the city.

The roadshow is all set to end at Dashashwamedh ghat and preparations are in full swing to ready it for the PM’s arrival. He is set to participate in the famous ‘Ganga aarti’ at the ghat to conclude his massive road show.

PM Modi road show in Varanasi ahead of filing nomination

At BHU, Modi garlanded the statue of Madan Mohan Malviya outside the main entrance of the university to kick start his roadshow.

PM Modi road show in Varanasi ahead of filing nomination

People across ages have converged on the streets to welcome their beloved leader.

PM Modi road show in Varanasi ahead of filing nomination

The entire city has been ‘Modified’ this evening with chants of ‘Modi, Modi,’ reverberating all along.

PM Modi road show in Varanasi ahead of filing nomination

PM Modi road show in Varanasi ahead of filing nomination

PM Modi road show in Varanasi ahead of filing nomination

PM Modi road show in Varanasi ahead of filing nomination (image: ANI’s Smita Prakash)

The Dashashwamegh Ghat in Varanasi was decorated for the Ganga Aarti the PM participated in.

Dashashwamegh Ghat lit up for Ganga Aarti (image: Smita Prakash on Twitter)

The roadshow witnessed a huge turnout and can be read a symbol of PM’s insurmountable popularity among the people of his constituency. He is the sitting Member Parliament from Varanasi and will file his nomination for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections on Friday, April 26.

According to a press release issued by the BJP, top leaders from alliance parties including Akali Dal’s senior leader and former Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal, Bihar Chief Minister and JDU chief Nitish Kumar, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan will mark their presence during his nomination filing process.

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