Varanasi । All the preparations for the Road Show of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been completed in the city.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is re-contesting from the Varanasi parliamentary constituency. One day before filing nomination he will hold a Road Show. It will begin from the Lanka area of the city and cover Assi Ghant Bhadaini, Sonarpura, Madanpura, Jangambadi, Godowlia before concluding at the Dashashwamedh Ghat.
Modi will pay a floral tribute to the statue of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya in the city’s Lanka before kicking off the road show. Modi will also participate in Ganga Aarti later in the evening.
Narendra Modi will be filing his nomination papers tomorrow in the presence of NDA Leaders.
Modi won the 2014 elections from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat by defeating Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal and Ajay Rai of the Congress.
This time Shalini Yadav from BSP-SP alliance and Ajay Rai from Congress is contesting against Narendra Modi.
Congress Central Election Committee announces the next list of candidates for the ensuing elections to the Lok Sabha from Uttar Pradesh. pic.twitter.com/zyol8wPd06
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After the announcement of Ajay Rai as Congress candidate form Varanasi all the speculations of Priyanka Gandhi fighting election against Modi is over. Priyanka herself had hinted that she can contest from Varanasi if Party president approves.
The high-profile seat will go to polls on May 19 in the seventh phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.