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PM Modi’s Varanasi visit today; Will unveil 63-foot-tall statue of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay

07:35 AM Feb 16, 2020 |

Lucknow: PM Modi will inaugurate/lay the foundation stone for developmental projects worth more than Rs 1,000 crore at his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Sunday.

Modi will also unveil 63-foot-tall statue of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay. More than 200 artisans were involved in construction of this statue for more than a year. PM Modi will also deliver a speech after unveiling the statue.

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Modi will be inaugurating a 430-bed super speciality hospital and a 74-bed psychiatric hospital at the Benaras Hindu University (BHU). He will flag off the Kashi Mahalal Express, a private train, through a video link which will connect India's three important pilgrimage sites Varanasi, Ujjain and Omkareshwar.

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PM Modi will arrive at around 10 am on Sunday and will be staying for almost six hours.

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