The Prime Minister is slated to attend an event at a multi-purpose ground, where he would also distribute 501 cycle-rickshaws and 101 e-rickshaws under the Jan Dhan scheme.

PM Modi would also distribute about 1,000 solar-powered lanterns to the poor and needy in the temple town, officials told reporters. As per the district administration, the Prime Minister would land at Varanasi airport in a special Indian Air Force plane at 10.50 am.  

PM Modi would meet BJP leaders and workers from the city at the DLW guesthouse in the holy city. He would also inaugurate a trauma centre at the Banaras Hindu University through a remote control from the DLW grounds, where he would address a public rally.

The prime minister would lay the foundation stones of Integrated Power Distribution System, Varanasi Ring Road Phase I and development of NH-58 from Babatpur airport to Varanasi city square. The prime minister's visit would extend over around nine hours, a Home Department official said.

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