Modi chants ‘Har Har Mahadev’, attacks opposition during Dev Deepawali speech

PM Modi inaugurates Handia-Rajatalab section of National Highway 19.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Varanasi on Monday afternoon — his first visit to his parliamentary constituency amid Covid-19 pandemic.

At Varanasi, PM Modi inaugurated the widened Handia-Rajatalab section of National Highway 19. The 73-kilometre stretch of the newly widened and six-lane NH-19, build with a total outlay of Rs 2,447 crore, is expected to reduce the travel time between Allahabad and Varanasi by an hour.


“When development work started for Kashi, the protesters protested only for the sake of protest. When Kashi had decided that Vishwanath Corridor would be built till Baba’s court, the protesters had said a lot about it too. But today the glory of Kashi is being revived by the grace of Baba. Centuries ago, the direct connection of Baba’s court to Maa Ganga is being re-established,” says PM Modi.

PM Modi continues his outreach to farmers, says new farm laws have given farmers freedom from middlemen.

“People of Kashi are live Shiva and Devi. Today, these lamps are also lit for those who have surrendered their life for the country. I salute our security forces,” says PM Modi.

“Statue of Maa Annapurna’s statue which was stolen from India over 100 years ago is coming back to India. This is a fortunate moment for Kashi. If this effort had been done earlier, many such statues would have been brought back to India. However, some people’s thinking is different. For us, inheritance means heritage. For some inheritance means their own family,” says PM Modi.

PM Modi greets Varanasi with ‘Har Har Mahadev’ chant and wishes Guru Nanak Gurpurab with ‘Jo Bole So Nihal Sat Sri Akal’.

PM Modi has united Kashi Vishwanath to Maa Ganga through the infrastructure project,” says UP CM Yogi.

 “I welcome PM Modi to Kashi which is his first visit to this holy place after the sacred moment of ground-breaking ceremony of Ayodhya’s Ram Temple. He realised the Ram Mandir dream,” says UP CM Yogi at Raj Ghat.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi addresses gathering at Dev Deepavali Utsav celebration, welcomes PM Modi by saying, “He comes to Kashi at a time when India is achieving new heights”.

PM Modi lights the first lamp at Raj Ghat for Dev Deepavali Utsav. Watch:

PM Modi has reached Rajghat for Deep Daan- first lamp to be lit by PM

Glittering laser light show in Varanasi shortly.

Lamps or diyas being lit up at Assi Ghat to welcome PM Modi.

PM Modi and UP CM Yogi reach Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

PM Modi’s chopper lands at Khajuri helipad. Also, PM Modi is expected to attend an NHAI program here.

PM Modi said, “I am confident, farmers who have some doubts on agricultural reforms today, will also take advantage of these agricultural reforms in future and increase their income”.

New agricultural reforms have given farmers new options and legal protection: PM Modi in Varanasi

PM Modi mega farmer outreach

“When connectivity in a region improves it also benefits the farmers there. Recently, a fund of Rs 1 lakh crores was constituted to establish cold storage facilities for farmers & other agriculture infrastructure,” says PM Modi in Varanasi.

PM Modi lauds UP CM Yogi Adityanath: “Infrastructure development in Uttar Pradesh has improved since Yogi Adityanath has become the Chief Minister: Today work is underway on the development of 12 airports in the state, PM Modi said in Varanasi.

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PM Modi says new highway a gift to people Kashi. “Varanasi is getting improved infrastructure on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti and Dev Deepawali. This will benefit both Varanasi and Prayagraj,” PM Modi said in Varanasi

Also, PM Modi speaks after unveiling Kashi highway

PM Modi inaugurates Handia-Rajatalab section of National Highway 19.

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