Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pay two-day visit to Varanasi from Monday

Among the projects for which the foundation stones will be laid is the Regional Ophthalmology Centre at BHU.

Published: 16th September 2018 05:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2018 05:33 PM   |  A+A-

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi (File | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Monday, according to his office.

He will reach Varanasi for a two-day visit on Monday afternoon. The prime minister will visit Narur village, where he will interact with children of a primary school, aided by non-profit organisation "Room to Read".

Later, he will interact with students of Kashi Vidyapeeth and children assisted by them on the premises of Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW).

On Tuesday, Modi will inaugurate or lay the foundation of various development projects, cumulatively worth more than Rs 500 crore, according to a statement by the prime minister's office (PMO).

The event will be held at the amphitheatre of Banaras Hindu University (BHU).

Among the projects to be inaugurated by Modi are Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) for Puraani Kashi and an Atal Incubation Centre at BHU.

Among the projects for which the foundation stones will be laid is the Regional Ophthalmology Centre at BHU.

The prime minister will also address a gathering, the statement said.

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