@ Amit Poswal | Sr Journalist
Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at 4.30 pm on Thursdays for Mega Road Show and nomination in Varanasi. He left to BHU by a helicopter, where he reached at five o’clock in the evening. He started a road show after the wretch on the statue of Pt. Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya at 5.00 p.m. on the lion gate in Lanka. Kashi rebuked with Modi-Modi’s melodramatic slogans with Har-Har Mahadev and Jai Shri Ram. As the convoy passed through the road, people also greeted the PM by showering flowers. This mega road shows came to an end at Dashashmeshh Ghat, PM Narendra Modi bowed to Maa Ganga and participated in Ganga Aarti.
Since the roadshow started late, the PM also joined the Ganga Arti delayed. The time of Ganga Aarti at Dashashmedh Ghat is 6.30 pm, but due to the involvement of the PM, Dashashmeshh Ghat was completed at 8.35 pm on Sunday. Earlier, during the entire roadshow, millions of people were present from the Lanka Gate to Dashashmeshh Ghat to welcome the PM. At the same time, several ministers, including BJP National President Amit Shah, Keshav Maurya, and Pannier Selvam, also joined the Ganga Arti at Dashashmeshh Ghat in the evening.
Meanwhile, Congress candidate Ajay Rai, along with his supporters, reached on Goddaulia six o’clock in the evening, the policemen present on the spot tried to stop them. The confrontation between the workers and police kept on while. However, the dispute was also resolved after administrative officials allowed them to participate in Kashi Vishwanath Darbar Darshan Poojan. The Prime Minister will file a nomination for the second time on April 26 for the post of MP from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency.