Today morning, Narendra Modi begin election campaign in his own parliamentary constituency , Varanasi by embarking on a road show starting from the gate of Banares Hindu University (BHU) Gate. Later he moved towards kashi vishwanath Temple to offer prayer. He is doing so, as he looks to boost up the support for the BJP in the Varanasi region during the final phase of elections, polling for which is due on 8 March. This roadshow will pass through Ravidas Lanka gate, Assi, Bhadaini, Sonarpura, Madanpura, godowlia, Bans Phatak.
The Varanasi region has total 40 seats across seven districts and in this phase of poll BJP is facing a tough electoral battle in the Varanasi North and Varanasi South assembly constituencies.
He will also offer prayer at kaal Bhairav temple and then address a rally in the evening in the city. Later he will address to more rallies at janakpur and Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth.
Modi schedule for the day is:
Modi to land on BHU helipad at 10 am and leave for Kashi vishwanath Temple and spend an hour and offer prayers here. Then, he is scheduled to arrive at Kashi vishen at 12 noon.
He will leave for kaal Bhairav temple where he is scheduled to arrive at 1:15 PM and he is likely to spend 25 minutes in the temple and will leave for BHU helipad at 1:40 PM.
From there he will go to janakpur to address a rally in the afternoon by a special helicopter and later return back to BHU .
After a short rest at BHU guesthouse , again he will address a rally at Townhall ground in Varanasi at 7:30 PM.
Then from there he will fly back to Delhi in the evening and return back again to Varanasi ,next day on Sunday 5 March.
Full security has been reinforced in the city and the officials of Special protection group ( SPG) are camped in the city to ensure the better protection of Narendra Modi.
2:20 PM: Prime Minister perform Aarti at vishwanath Temple and will leave for BHU helipad and from where he will leave for janakpur.
2.03 PM: Modi reaches kaal Bhairav temple and offer prayer to Lord kaal Bhairav which is known as kashi ke kotwal.
1:40 PM: Modi reaches Maidagin
1:20 PM: Prime Minister offer prayer at Kashi vishwanath Temple.
12:40 PM: huge crowd on Kashi road.
11:20 AM: 5 km long road show continue with cheering supporters and proceeds towards Kashi vishwanath Temple.
10:55 AM: huge crowd gathered at Ravidas gate in support of Modi and raise the slogan ” Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi “
10:50 AM: Modi began his road show from Ravidas Lanka Gate at BHU.
Traveling in SUV, the roadshow will cover the distance of 5 KM and passes through Shivala, Assi Ghat , Sonarpura , Madanpura , Bansphatak chowk and conclude at godowlia.
10:35 AM: PM offer garland to Pandit madan Mohan malviya’s statue.
10:00 AM: PM arrives at Banaras Hindu University at Varanasi.