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Battleground Varanasi, day 2: I have inherited nothing, whatever I have got is from the people of Kashi: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Is To Take Out Another Massive Roadshow In The Battle For BJP In Varanasi, Which Goes To Polls In Final Phase Of UP Assembly Elections On Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 05 Mar 2017, 11:11:49 PM
Battleground Varanasi live, day 2: PM Modi to takeout another massive roadshow in Varanasi today (Getty Image)

New Delhi/Varanasi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took another massive roadshow in the battle for BJP in Varanasi, which goes to polls in final phase of UP assembly elections on Wednesday. 

On intensive campaign since Saturday, PM Modi is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure maximum output in Uttar Pradesh elections as the voting will take place in his constituency on Wednesday.

Here are the updates from the roadshow:

# We want that every home should have 24 hours electricity, says PM

# We creating infrastructure so that people do not need to travel to Lucknow or Delhi for treatment: PM

# Every Indian should have his or her own home by 2022. It is sad that so many years after independence also people do not have homes: PM

# 30 lakh families in UP need houses, centre asked state for their list but they're sleeping; they couldn't make a list how'll they make houses: PM

# We wanted to build a ring road but the state government did not cooperate and kept obstructing that. They did not cooperate: PM

# When I became Prime Minister, I started working on OROP: PM Modi 

# I have inherited nothing. Whatever I have got is from the people of Kashi: PM

# Banaras needs to be revamped. Its soul needs to be kept intact while facilities need to get modern. This is what I dream about Banaras, says PM 

# Purvanchal has everything except a suitable government, if it would have been there, things would have been different, says PM

# It is sad that driven by politics, some people wanted proof of surgical strikes & were asking did any Indian soldier die: PM

# The jawans staked their lives to combat enemies, they came back in morning and informed about success of operation, says PM Modi on surgical strikes 

# Leaders from SP, BSP, Congress attack each other everyday but they got united on demonetisation, says PM Modi 

# Earlier the question being asked would be- what money was lost (in the scams), now the question is- Modi Ji what has come back: PM in Kashi

# I want to tell all honest citizens- no one will ever trouble you. Honest will be celebrated: PM 

# The government provides money for treatment of ill, but state government does not have capacity to use it, says PM

# Shouldn't corruption come to an end? Its been so many years since we attained freedom but a small section misused their power and position: PM

# This land of Uttar Pradesh, this part of the state is blessed with very talented people. The potential for development is immense: PM

# The eastern part of India has to scale new heights of development: PM

# Our aim is of a Banaras that is modern yet retains its heritage: PM

# Our motto is "sabka sath sabka vikas", but Cong, SP and BSP have different culture of politics that says "kuch ka saath kuch ka vikas": PM

# Our aim is of a Banaras that is modern yet retains its heritage: PM

# PM quotes Mark Twain, says Banaras is older than history and older than tradition

# I do not know how to thank people of Kashi. They have broken yesterday's records. This love & affection inspires me to serve people more: PM

# Never saw such kind of support in Varanasi, says PM Modi

#  After roadshow PM Modi addresses rally at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith in Varanasi

# PM Modi's roadshow reaches conclusion point of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, where he will address rally shortly

# PM Narendra Modi's road show reaches Teliyabag, amid chants of "Modi-Modi"

# PM Modi's roadshow reaches Varanasi's Chaukaghat

# UP CM Akhilesh Yadav said that PM Modi's roadshows are bound to fail like earlier ones and would stray him "somewhere else"

# PM Modi's road show in Varanasi is a violation of Model Code of Conduct and will affect free & fair polls; EC must take appropriate action in this regard: BSP

# As PM Modi's road show proceeds through Varanasi, crowds shout, "Har-har Modi, ghar-ghar Modi"


# Day 2 of PM Modi's road show in Varanasi started from Pandeypur Chauraha, road show will conclude at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith

# PM's road show in Varanasi continues; currently BJP holds 3 out of 5 assembly seats here; 2 held by SP

Crowd at Pandeypur Chauraha shouts "Modi-Modi" & "Vande Matram"

# PM Narendra Modi's roadshow in Varanasi starts from Pandeypur Chauraha

On Saturday, Modi put on a massive show of strength through a roadshow across the streets of Varanasi. He also visited Kashi Vishwanath and Kaal Bhairon Temple where he offered prayers. 

A sea of saffron clad BJP supporters showered flowers, love and praises on him as he passed by jam packed streets in his massive cavalcade.

His campaign remains undeterred by allegations of lack of permission to conduct roadshow and simultaneous campaign activities by formidable rival SP-Congress alliance in Varanasi.  

Modi’s battle for Varanasi will go on till the final moments of campaigning for UP polls on Monday evening. 

Also read:

‘Do or die’ campaign for final phase to end on Monday

Slogans resonate through Varanasi as Modi, Akhilesh hold power shows in last effort to woo voters

57.03 per cent voter turnout recorded in sixth phase

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First Published : 05 Mar 2017, 02:51:00 PM