PM Modi reaches Varanasi, to inaugurate Kashi Vishwanath Corridor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today, will inaugurate his dream project of Kashi Vishwanath Corridor. He will be accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and more than 3000 priests of southern Shaivism sects will be present alongside the Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached the holy city of Varanasi. He is all set to inaugurate his dream project of the much-awaited Kashi Vishwanath Corridor which is built on a budget of Rs 330 crores. He got a stupendous welcoming from the people of his Lok Sabha constituency, Varanasi upon his arrival at the city, this morning. He was received by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Airport. Following, his arrival, he headed towards the historic Kaal Bhairav Temple.
Modi, after offering prayers at the Kaal Bhairav Temple, headed towards Khirkiya Ghat and was accompanied by CM Yogi Adityanath. They both then traveled to Lalita Ghat in a double-decker boat and will be visiting the Temple in the early afternoon to inaugurate the grand corridor. Prime Minister, before heading to the holy temple dedicated to Hindu god Shiva, also took a dip in the river Ganga.
In a bid to promote cultural and rich legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh to inaugurate the grand Kashi Vishwanath Corridor that has been constructed on an area spanning over 5,000 hectares. The corridor is about 50 meters and will be connecting the holy Temple with the two Ghats on the holy river Ganga. The event will be a grand one as about 12 Chief Ministers of the BJP ruled states and 9 Deputy Chief Ministers will attend the inauguration ceremony. The Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand will be present at the event.
The Kashi Vishwanath Corridor also consists of a platform for the people to mediate and is built on an area of 7000 square meters, a cafeteria, a Vedic library, a virtual gallery, and a light system have also been installed. The corridor will also give a major boost to tourism in Uttar Pradesh, more importantly, in the Eastern Uttar Pradesh region.
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