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PM Modi’s Varanasi Visit: Here Is List Of Key Projects Set To Be Inaugurated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on December 17-18, as per official statement.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Sunday.

According to an official statement, Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on December 17-18. 

He will participate in the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra around 3.30 pm on December 17. At around 5.15 pm, he will inaugurate the Kashi Tamil Sangamam 2023 at Namo Ghat.

On December 18, the Prime Minister will visit the Swaraveda Mahamandir at around 10.45 am. At around 1 pm, Modi will participate in the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra. 

Subsequently, in a public ceremony, around 2.15 pm, Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for several development projects worth more than Rs 19,150 crore.

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On Sunday evening, in line with his vision of 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat', PM Modi will inaugurate the second phase of Kashi Tamil Sangamam 2023 at the Namo ghat, the statement said.

The first batch of the Tamil delegation has left from Chennai on December 15. Nearly 1,400 (seven groups of 200 persons each) people are expected to be travelling from different parts of Tamil Nadu, representing varied walks of life. During their stay in Kashi, as per their tour itinerary, they will also visit Prayagraj and Ayodhya.

On Monday, Modi will inaugurate the Swarved Mahamandir at a public function and address devotees of Mahamandir on the occasion, the PMO said.

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Other railway projects which will be inaugurated include Ballia-Ghazipur City rail line doubling project; Indara-Dohrighat rail line gauge conversion project, among others.

He will also flag off the Varanasi-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express train, Dohrighat-Mau MEMU train and a pair of Long Haul goods trains at the newly inaugurated Dedicated Freight Corridor. He will also flag off the 10,000th locomotive made by Banaras Locomotive Works.

The PM will inaugurate a green-field Shivpur-Phulwaria-Lahartara road along with two ROBs at a cost of more than Rs 370 crore. It is expected to ease the traffic moment between north and south part of Varanasi city and enhance visitors convenience.

Additionally, to cater housing needs of police personnel, two 200-and 150-bed multi-storey barrack buildings in police line and PAC Bhullanpur, smart bus shelters built in nine locations and 132 KW substation built at Alaipur will also be inaugurated by Modi, the statement said.

Modi will also lay the foundation stone of various projects worth more than Rs. 6500 crore.

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