Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a sudden trip to Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, late Saturday night and paid obeisance at the Vishwanath temple in the BHU campus.
However, on Sunday morning before leaving for Mirzapur, the PM met the active workers of the BJP at the DLW guest house and conveyed message to them to get into work for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The meeting which lasted for around 45 minutes, the PM asked the workers to reach to every household to connect them with BJP and aware the people about the achievements of the government. More than 1000 workers of five assembly segments of Varanasi attended this meeting. Some senior workers were also asked to speak on the occasion.
Meanwhile, when Mr Modi's convoy traveled across his constituency on Saturday night, his supporters gathered in number to catch a glimpse of their leader chanting ' Modi -Modi'. The public greeted the Prime Minister, who also waved back at them as his convoy passed by across the city.
The Prime Minister, who is on a two-day visit to eastern UP, visited Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and offered prayers at Vishwanath Temple in the University premises last night.
He was accompanied by state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The PM traveled around 35 kilometers in his constituency from 2200 hrs to 2245 hrs and spent the maximum, around 20 minutes, at the BHU's Vishwanath Temple where he also offered Shivlinga abhishek.
Yesterday, the PM had addressed a public rally first in Azamgarh and then in Varanasi and launched development projects worth over Rs 937 crore in his constituency. He laid the foundation stone for the country's longest 340-km Purvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh.
Before touring his constituency, the PM met around 500 intellectuals of Kashi and discussed with them about the development of the city during the past four years.
Wrapping up his two-day visit to eastern UP, the Prime Minister will visit Mirzapur on Sunday, where he will dedicate the Bansagar Canal Project to the nation before returning New Delhi. (UNI)