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"5-10 Lakh Supporters Expected To Join PM Modi's Roadshow In Kashi": UP BJP Media Head

03:12 PM May 12, 2024 IST | 8PM News Desk
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"5-10 lakh supporters expected to join PM Modi's roadshow in Kashi": UP BJP media head

Varanasi: On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Varanasi visit, State BJP media head, Dharmendra Singh said that he will file his nomination papers on May 14 and organisation has made proper arrangements for the same.

Stating that PM Modi will hold a roadshow on May 13 in Varanasi, he said, "It is highly expected that supporters and prominent leaders of the NDA alliance will come to support PM Modi. 5-10 lakh supporters are expected to join PM Modi's roadshow in Kashi."
Hailing the leadership of PM Modi, he highlighted, "Kashi has given abundant love to PM Modi. What he did for Varanasi in the last 10 years was almost impossible. Kashi is full of enthusiasm ahead of PM Modi's visit to the city."

Lauding the diverse culture of Varanasi, he said, "The city is full of diversity. There are people from Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Bengal. There is a cultural influence of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu as well. Kashi belongs to everyone."

Notably, Before the commencement of the roadshow, PM Modi will first pay tribute to the Madan Mohan Malviya statue at the main gate of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Lanka.
The roadshow will go until Kashi Vishwanath Corridor.

Meanwhile, preparations are underway for the PM's roadshow. In the Lok Sabha management committee meeting held in Varanasi, regional president Dilip Patel said that PM Modi's roadshow will start by garlanding the Malviya statue in Lanka.
Varanasi is the stronghold of the Prime Minister. He won the seat twice - the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Congress has pitted Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Rai against PM Modi in Varanasi. This is the third time Ajay Rai will face PM Modi in a Lok Sabha contest.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, PM Modi won the seat with over 674,664 votes and commanded a vote share of 63.6 per cent.

Earlier in 2014, PM Modi fought on two Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat's Vadodara and the second was Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

The Varanasi seat comprises five Assembly segments including Rohaniya, Varanasi North, Varanasi South, Varanasi Cantt, and Sevapuri.

The voting for the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency will be held in the seventh phase of the elections on June 1. The counting of the votes will be held on June 4

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