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PM Narendra Modi roadshow in Varanasi a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

With focus shifting to the final phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit the campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 March 2017, 12:05:29 PM
PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

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Women seen wearing sarees with BJP's Lotus symbol during PM Narendra Modi's roadshow in Varanasi.

PM Modi's Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

PM Modi's Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

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With the focus now shifting to the final phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit the campaign trail in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency. PM Modi's roadshow in Varanasi was a show of strength a grand affair as thousands of his supporters throng to have a glimpse of the prime minister. The streets turned into a sea of saffron. Thousands of PM Modi and BJP supporters clad in saffron outfits chant 'Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi'.

PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

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Top leaders of the party and members of the Union council of ministers have been camping in the city to galvanize public support in favour of the BJP, which is aiming at a revival in the state where it had been in decline for more than a decade before making a dramatic comeback in the 2014 general elections when it won a stunning 71 Lok Sabha seats in UP, its best-ever performance till date.

PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

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Heavy deployment of forces is in place in the district where voting will be held for all the seven assembly segments, five of them falling in the PM’s Lok Sabha constituency, on March 8.

PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

PM Modi’s Varanasi roadshow a grand affair, streets turn into Saffron sea

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Children were seen clad in saffron outfits during PM Narendra Modi's roadshow in Varanasi.