PM Modi Varanasi visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting, exclusively for women at the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University grounds in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Saturday (September 23). This is his first visit to his parliamentary constituency after introducing the historical 'Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam'.
Divisional Commissioner Kaushal Raj Sharma said, "As per the initial itinerary, after laying the foundation of the international cricket stadium the Prime Minister was scheduled to address a public meeting. On Thursday, another event was added to his visit in which he will address women exclusively at the SSU ground. Only the Prime Minister and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be present on the dais at this special meeting.”
The Prime Minister will next visit the Rudraksha centre in his constituency where he will distribute prizes to the winners of Kashi Sansad Sanskritik Mahotsav and interact with students of Atal residential schools which he will dedicate to the nation.
Additionally, PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone of an international cricket stadium. The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Thursday (September 21) that Modi will also participate in the closing ceremony of the Kashi Sansad Sanskritik Mahotsav at the Rudraksh International Cooperation and Convention Centre and later, inaugurate 16 Atal residential schools built across Uttar Pradesh.The cricket stadium in Varanasi, which is also Modi's Lok Sabha constituency, will be a step towards realising his vision to develop modern, world-class sports infrastructure, according to a statement issued by the PMO.
The international cricket stadium, to be built in Ganjari, Rajatalab, will be developed in more than 30 acres of area at a cost of about Rs 450 crore.
The thematic architecture of the stadium draws inspiration from Lord Shiva, with designs developed for crescent-shaped roof covers, trident-shaped floodlights and ghat steps-based seating arrangements.
The stadium will have a capacity to accommodate 30,000 spectators. With an aim to further enhance access to quality education, 16 "Atal Awasiya Vidyalaya" built at a cost of about Rs 1,115 crore have been started exclusively for the children of labourers, construction workers and those orphaned due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with an aim to provide quality education and help in their holistic development, the statement said.