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PM Modi to visit Varanasi on June 18, to address farmers' conference and release Samman Nidhi instalment

The BJP's Kashi region president Dilip Patel said Prime Minister Modi will be in Varanasi on June 18 on a day-long visit. The Prime Minister will offer prayers at the Shri Kashi Vishwanath temple and also participate in Ganga Aarti at the Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Edited By: Arushi Jaiswal @JaiswalArushi Varanasi Published on: June 12, 2024 19:48 IST
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Image Source : PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi to visit Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi on June 18. During his one-day visit, PM Modi will address a Kisan Sammelan and release Samman Nidhi instalment.

Notably, this would be his first visit to his parliamentary constituency after taking oath as Prime Minister for the third time.

Here is the full schedule

The Prime Minister's itinerary includes a 4.5-hour visit to his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi. Scheduled to arrive at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Babatpur around 4:30 pm, he will proceed directly to the designated venue. En route, the PM is expected to receive a warm reception at various points along the way.

During his visit, Prime Minister Modi will honour farmers from Varanasi by releasing the 17th instalment of the Samman Nidhi scheme, which will benefit approximately 267,665 farmers in the region. This visit is specifically focused on acknowledging and supporting the farming community. 

Following the Kisan Sammelan, he will proceed to the Baba Kashi Vishwanath Temple and take part in the renowned Ganga Aarti ceremony at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

BJP Kashi Zone President Dilip Patel said, "It is a matter of pride for all of us that Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath as MP from Varanasi for the third time and as Prime Minister of the country for the third time. After being elected as the Prime Minister of the country and MP from Varanasi for the third time, he is coming to Varanasi on 18 June".

Patel stated, "Modi's guarantee is well-known; he is the only trustworthy leader who follows up on his promises. After being sworn in as Prime Minister, his initial efforts focused on the farmers. In Varanasi, he will distribute the 17th instalment of the Samman Nidhi, amounting to over Rs 20,000 crores, to the farmers. He will also address the Kisan Sammelan in Mehndiganj Gram Sabha of Sevapuri Assembly of Varanasi Lok Sabha and interact with the farmers."

The BJP in Varanasi has started preparations for Prime Minister's programme, party workers are busy preparing for the grand welcome of PM Modi. All party workers have been assigned responsibilities for the Kisan Sammelan.

PM Modi wins from Varanasi for 3rd consecutive term

Prime Minister Modi won the Varanasi seat for the third consecutive term by defeating Congress candidate Ajay Rai with a margin of 1,52,513 votes, according to the Election Commission of India.

Prime Minister Modi received 6,12,970 votes while Ajay Rai received 4,60,457 votes. Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ather Jamal Lari was in the third position with 33,766 votes.

BJP-led NDA won a third successive term in office under the leadership of PM Modi in the Lok Sabha elections. 

(With ANI inputs)


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