Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor in Varanasi – his Lok Sabha constituency. The temple corridor is a part of an approach road to the temple, beautification and strengthening project. The prime minister will also attend the National Women Livelihood Meet - 2019 at Deendayal Hastkala Sankul. Later in the day, Modi will also visit Kanpur and Ghaziabad to inaugurate several other development projects. In Ghaziabad, PM Modi will inaugurate the Dilshad Garden- Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) section of the metro and flag-off a train from Shaheed Sthal station.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches several development projects, in Kanpur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches several development projects, in Kanpur. pic.twitter.com/wZeo5b5xiW— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) March 8, 2019
Watch: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Kanpur.
This Kashi Vishwanath Dham, will now be known as Kashi Vishwanath Temple Complex. This will give Kashi (Varanasi) a different identity in the world: PM Modi
ये काशी विश्वनाथ धाम, अब काशी विश्वनाथ मंदिर परिसर के रूप में जाना जायेगा। इससे काशी की पूरे विश्व में एक अलग पहचान बनेगी : प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी pic.twitter.com/7AMkzfzBfI— BJP (@BJP4India) March 8, 2019
For the past several years nobody worried about Bhole Baba, everyone was concerned about themselves. It was good that Bhole Baba raised a consciousness within us. Due to this, more than 40 archaeological temples were found inside the complex: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
It was something Bhole Baba (Lord Shiva) told me to do. Now, mother Ganga has been directly linked to Baba Bholenath. Now the devotees can come here to take a holy dip in Ganga and then directly have a darshan of Lord Shiva: PM Modi
For centuries, this place was on the target of enemies, it was demolished many times, lost its existence. But the faith here has revived it and this order has been going on for centuries: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Watch: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi.
PM Modi is speaking at Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi. https://t.co/vfxVpA8Drt— BJP (@BJP4India) March 8, 2019