PM Modi reaches Kashi, inspects Phulwaria flyover

PM Modi's Visit to Varanasi: Prime Minister will also participate in a public ceremony where he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of several development projects worth Rs 13,000 crore in Varanasi

Bhaskar Chakravorty
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PM Modi's Visit to Varanasi: Following his tour of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kashi for a two-day visit on the night of Thursday, 22nd January. He received a warm welcome between Babatpur and Bareka. At Babatpur Tiraha, figures like Ram, Lakshman, Janaki, and Hanuman resounded with chants of Jai Shri Ram. Later, around 11 pm, PM Modi inspected the Shivpur-Phulwaria-Lahartara road.

Accompanying him was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath. Together, they assessed the Shivpur-Phulwaria-Lahartara road, expected to benefit approximately 500,000 residents in southern Varanasi, around BHU and BLW areas.

This highway facilitates travel towards the Airport, Lucknow, Azamgarh, and Ghazipur, offering reduced travel times and congestion, a project costing Rs 360 crore under the BJP government.

Officials report that travel time from B.H.U. to the airport has decreased from 75 to 45 minutes, and from Lahartara to Kachari from 30 to 15 minutes. The project entailed inter-ministerial coordination, involving Railways and Defence, aimed at enhancing life for Varanasi residents.

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