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PM Modi to unveil Rs 14,000 crore projects in Kashi


VARANASI: In the run-up to the

2024 Lok Sabha elections

, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to shower his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, with a slew of development projects worth crores of rupees on Friday. This visit is expected to mark the official start of his campaign for the upcoming polls.
During his whirlwind tour, the PM will reach the temple town late on Thursday. On Friday, he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for various initiatives across diverse sectors like healthcare, education, transportation, waterways, sports, and cultural heritage.
These projects aim to boost employment opportunities and overall development in the region.
His itinerary encompass- es three key events: addressing two public gatherings one at the Ravidas Jayanti celebrations in Seer Goverd- hanpur, Sant Ravidas’ birthplace, and another in Karkhiyaon where he will unveil 36 projects worth a staggering Rs 14,316 crore. Additionally, he will felicitate the winners of the Sansad quiz contest, Sanskrit competition, and Sansad photography competition at Swatantrata Bhawan, Banaras Hindu University.


PM Modi

’s day will kick off with a programme at BHU’s Swatantra Bhawan, where he will interact with and award the winners of various contests, including Sansad Khel (Sports), Sansad Photography, Sansad Knowledge, and Sansad Sanskrit.
From there, he will proceed to Seer Goverdhanpur for the Ravidas Jayanti festivities, where he will unveil a magnificent 25-foot bronze statue of Sant Ravidas, inaugurate completed projects, and lay the foundation stone for a museum dedicated to the 15th century poet-saint.
His final stop will be Karkhiyaon, where he will inaugurate the Amul dairy plant and address a public meeting. While the inaugurated projects at Sant Ravidas’ birthplace will be unveiled separately, all other completed projects and foundation stones for new initiatives will be officially launched in Karkhiyaon.

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