- PM Modi, UP CM inspects key development works in Varanasi
- PM is currently on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency
- On Monday, he inaugurated phase 1 of the newly-constructed Kashi Vishwanath Dham
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspected key development works in Varanasi and said it is the government's endeavour to create the best possible infrastructure for the sacred city. "Inspecting key development works in Kashi. It is our endeavour to create best possible infrastructure for this sacred city," tweeted PM Modi on 12:52 AM Tuesday.
PM Modi visited the Banaras railway station and said that the Central government is working to enhance rail connectivity as well as ensure clean, modern and passenger-friendly railway stations. "Next stop...Banaras station. We are working to enhance rail connectivity as well as ensure clean, modern and passenger-friendly railway stations," tweeted PM Modi on 1:23 AM Tuesday.
PM Modi was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the inspection after midnight. PM Modi was seen interacting with locals and waving at people who had turned up to greet him. "Just concluded an extensive meeting in Kashi with BJP Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers," tweeted PM Modi.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who attended the meeting, informed that the meet went on for six hours till late Monday night.
"Thank you Narendra Modi ji for enlightening us with your words of wisdom and vision for a better India during the 6 hr long exhaustive and intense deliberation," Sarma tweeted.
PM Modi is currently on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi where he inaugurated phase 1 of the newly-constructed Kashi Vishwanath Dham at a cost of around Rs 339 crores on Monday. On December 14, at around 3:30 pm, PM Modi will attend the 98th-anniversary celebrations of Sadguru Sadafaldeo Vihangam Yog Sansthan at Swarved Mahamandir.
The Prime Minister will also participate in a conclave of Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, along with Deputy CMs from Bihar and Nagaland. The conclave will provide an opportunity to share governance-related best practices and is in line with the Prime Minister's vision of furthering team India spirit.