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Kashi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed puja at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple while inaugurating the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi on Monday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a holy dip in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's (UP) Varanasi. The Prime Minister is on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency and was accompanied by Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
PM Modi took the holy dip before inaugurating the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor and offering prayers at Shri Kashi Vishwanath temple.
He took a cruise boat to the ancient Kashi Vishwanath temple. He got on to the cruise boat from Varanasi's Khirkiya Ghat and travelled to Lalita Ghat.
The Prime Minister was greeted by a large number of people congregated at various ghats in Varanasi to catch the glimpses of the leader.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also received a rousing welcome from residents of Varanasi who showered flower petals and shouted slogans of 'Modi, Modi' and 'Har Har Mahadev’.
Around 6 in the evening today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness Ganga aarti from a boat.
During his stay, the Prime Minister will participate in a conclave of chief ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, along with deputy chief ministers from Bihar and Nagaland.