Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday flag off IRCTC’s Kashi Maha Kaal Express through video link.
The train will connect the three Jyotirling Pilgrim Centres – Varanasi, Ujjain and Omkareshwar. This would be first overnight journey private train in the country.
PM Modi will be visiting Varanasi, his Parliamentary Constituency today where he is scheduled to participate in the Closing Ceremony of the Centenary Celebrations of Jagadguru Vishwaradhya Gurukul, the statement said.
He will also unveil the 63 feet Pancha Loha Statue of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya. This is the largest statue of the leader in the country. Over 200 artisans were working day & night for the last one year to complete the statue, it said.
At a Public function PM Modi will be dedicating over 30 projects to the nation. This includes a 430-bed super speciality Government hospital at Kashi Hindu Vishwavidyalaya (BHU), and a 74 bed psychiatry hospital at BHU, the statement said.