PM Modi lays foundation stone for toilet under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Shahanshahpur

The Prime Minister, who also visited a Pashu Arogya Mela, then addressed a public meeting  at Shahanshahpur village.

Published: 23rd September 2017 01:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd September 2017 01:26 PM   |  A+A-

PM Narendra Modi doing shramdan for the construction of a twin pit toilet at Village Shahanshahpur, Varanasi.(Photo: Twitter via PIB India)


VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid foundation stone for toilet under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Shahanshahpur village of Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Minister of State for Rural Development Mahendra Singh and BJP State Unit President Mahendra Nath Pandey were also present during the function.
The Prime Minister, who has also visited a Pashu Arogya Mela,  will also address a public meeting today at Shahanshahpur village on the second and last day of his two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi.
He is also scheduled to distribute certificates to beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana during the function.

On Friday, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated a direct train service to Vadodara, and also unveiled the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul and the Mahamana Express. This train will connect Varanasi with Surat and Vadodara in Gujarat.

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