PM Narendra Modi to visit Varanasi on Thursday to inaugurate various projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Thursday and lay the foundation of various projects.

IANS| Updated: Dec 21, 2016, 20:14 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Varanasi on Thursday to inaugurate various projects

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Thursday and lay the foundation of various projects.

The projects include the Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Cancer Hospital and a Centenary Super Specialty Hospital at the BHU campus. He is also expected to address a gathering of BJP workers.

The Prime Minister's visit comes ahead of assembly elections in the state.

Modi will lay the foundation of an ESI hospital with 150 beds, official sources said.

Modi is also likely to attend the Rashtriya Sankriti Mahotasava organised at the BHU campus by the Ministry of Culture.

He will also visit Kabir Nagar and inspect the work of underground electric cabling, being implemented under the Integrated Power Development Scheme.

This will be Prime Minister Modi's first visit to Varanasi after November 8 demonestisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.