New Delhi: For the first time after the Lok Sabha polls in 2014, Varanasi will again witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal 's presence on the same day. Both the leaders are schedule to visit the city on February 22 on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti .
Both of them had contested the Lok Sabha polls from the constituency where PM Modi emerged as the winner. Since then, PM Modi had visited the city several times whereas, it will the Delhi CM's first visit after then.
Prime Minister Modi is expected to address a gathering at Ravidas temple in the city. Kejriwal is also likely to visit the temple but his detailed planned is yet to be announced.
In view of Punjab Assembly polls, Ravidas Jayanti is significant as lakhs of Sikh followers (Ramdasia Sikhs) from across the country are likely to come to the city on this occassion.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has already its plans to contest the forthcoming Punjab Assembly polls.
Kejriwal's planned Varanasi visit is seen as an attempt to woo Sikh voters.