PM to visit Varanasi tomorrow, inaugurate multi-crore projects.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, on Thursday and will inaugurate Rudraksh Convention Centre, which has been constructed with Japanese assistance. He will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of multiple development projects worth over Rs 1,500 crore there, a statement issued by the government said.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday visited Varanasi and took stock of the preparations for the PM’s visit. He also inspected the IIT-BHU ground where Modi is scheduled to address people.
The foundation of Rudraksh Convention Centre was laid five years ago during the visit of then Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Being termed as a symbol of “Indo-Japan” friendship, the centre has been constructed at the cost of Rs 180 crore. As per Varanasi Municipal Corporation, the centre has a seating capacity of 1,200 people, a gallery, and meeting rooms.