Varanasi, Jul 12(UNI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on July 15.
This will be Modi’s first visit to Varanasi in eight months and he is expected to stay there for five to six hours.
He will also be dedicating development projects worth Rs 1,550 crore to the city and lay the foundation stone for 10 projects, officials here on Monday said.
The PM is also expected to inaugurate nine new medical colleges in the state virtually from Varanasi.
During his day-long visit, the PM is expected to visit Kashi Vishwanath temple, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University and Rudraksh Convention Centre.
Mr Modi will first go to Kashi Vishwanath temple and offer prayers and then head to the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University. He is also expected to inaugurate the Rudraksh Convention Centre in Sigra that has been built with help from Japan.
The Ambassador of Japan is also expected to be present when PM visits the city. During the entire programme, strict Covid protocol will be followed amid tight security cover.
Ahead of his visit, UP Chief Secretary RK Tiwari and DGP Mukul Goyal visited the proposed venue of PM programmes, including Kashi Vishwanath temple, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University and Rudraksh Convention Centre, on Sunday.