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PM Modi Files Nomination From Varanasi After Visiting Kaal Bhairav Temple

PM Modi has filed his nomination as the BJP candidate from Varanasi, also known as Kashi. He has been elected twice from the constituency.

Edited By : Riwa Singh | Updated: May 14, 2024 12:24 IST
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PM Narendra Modi filed his nomination as the BJP candidate from the Varanasi constituency for the Lok Sabha elections in 2024. He is the sitting MP from Varanasi. He has been winning the seat of Kashi with a huge margin for the last two times in 2014 and 2019.

Known as Shivnagari (the town of lord Shiva), Varanasi has been the choice of PM Modi since his first election as an MP in 2014.

Before filing his nomination on Tuesday, May 14, PM Modi visited the Kaal Bhairav temple to offer prayers to Bhairav Baba, who’s known for safeguarding the city, one of the oldest civilisations worldwide.

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Varanasi is scheduled to cast its votes in the seventh phase on June 1 along with Gorakhpur, Deoria, Mirzapur, and other constituencies. The results of the Lok Sabha elections are set to be announced on June 4. PM will face Ajay Rai from the INDI alliance in this seat. Notably, Ajay Rai was fielded twice by the Congress party against Narendra Modi in 2014 and 2019.

First published on: May 14, 2024 12:07 PM IST

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