PM Modi to visit Varanasi on February 16

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi, his Parliamentary Constituency on a day’s visit on February 16.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to participate in the Closing Ceremony of the Centenary Celebrations of Jagadguru Vishwaradhya Gurukul. He will also release the translated version of the Siddhant Shikhamani Granth in 19 languages, the statement said.

Dr Chandrasekhar Shivacharya Mahaswami, Head of the Gurukul said the Prime Minister would also release a mobile app of the Granth.

Later PM Narendra Modi will be dedicating to the nation the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Memorial Centre.

At the event 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.

He will also be flagging off the IRCTC’s Maha Kaal Express through video link. The train will connect the 3 Jyotirling Pilgrim Centres – Varanasi, Ujjain and Omkareshwar. This would be first overnight journey private train in the country, it said.