Varanasi to get development projects worth 550 crores


Prime Minister Narendra Modi confirms the details of new projects at 2 day camp in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on the occasion of his Birthday celebrations

The projects inaugurated include Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) for Puraani Kashi And Atal Incubation Centre at Banaras Hindu University (BHU).

Among the projects for which the foundation stones were laid was the Regional Ophthalmology centre at BHU

Taking a dig at congress Modi said “Our endeavour is to bring a transformation in Kashi, while keeping intact its traditions and preserving its age old heritage. Otherwise you have been witness to the system, when our kasha was at the mercy of Bholey (Bholey ke Barosey), and it was left to its fate”

Varanasi is considered auspicious for Hindus, he will have blessings of Lord shiva(local deity), Maa Ganga (Ganges river) along with the people mandate

He confirms that in last four years, there is visible difference in Varanasi, no electric wires hanging out overhead.

Modi said have begun his public speech with local dialect “Har, Har, Mahadev” to capture the attention of audience

Modi, in his two day camp, interacted with kids on the outskirts of Varanasi at Kashi Vidyapeeth and told them not to hesitate to ask questions, saying it is a key aspect of learning