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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Varanasi, Ghazipur on Saturday

He will dedicate 6th International Rice Research Institute South Asia Regional Centre (ISARC) campus to the nation in Varanasi and attend One District,One Product Regional Summit at Deendayal Hastakala Sankul in Varanasi.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: December 28, 2018 18:21 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  will visit Varanasi and Ghazipur on on Saturday.

In varanasi, the prime minister  will dedicate 6th International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and South Asia Regional Centre (ISARC) campus to the nation. He will also attend One District,One Product Regional Summit at Deendayal Hastakala Sankul in the city. It will be PM Modi's second visit to his Lok Sabha constituency in last two months.

He will inaugurate IRRI and ISARC on the campus of National Seed Research and Training Centre (NSRTC) in Varanasi.

The centre will serve as a hub for rice research and training in South Asia and the SAARC region.

A commemorative postal stamp on the Maharaja Suheldeo will be released by the prime minister in Ghazipur, where he will also address a public rally at the RTI ground there.

However, senior minister in the Yogi Adityanath government and Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party(SBSP) president Om Prakash Rajbhar, an MLA from Zahoorabad assembly constituency in Ghazipur district, announced that he will not attend the prime minister's programme.

Rajbhar is sore over the commemorative postal stamp on backward caste leader Maharaja Suheldev Rajbhar not carrying his full name.

(With PTI inputs)

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