Lucknow: Varanasi is all set to host a number of political events in the month of December with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the holy city on a two-day visit to inaugurate the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor on December 13, co-convener of the State BJP social media cell, Shashi Kumar, said.
From the anointing of Baba Kashi Vishwanath with waters from all the major rivers of India to the arrival of chief priests of all the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva to attend this event in the city, Varanasi is likely to see a lot of activities in December.
According to Kumar, on the inauguration day, the entire Varanasi city will be decorated with lamps like Diwali and Devdeepawali. A conference of religious leaders will also be held.
After unveiling the dream project, Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, on December 13, PM Modi will leave for Delhi.
On this event, conference of religious leaders will also be convened in the city. Eyeing for the upcoming state assembly elections, the party will also honour Chief Ministers of BJP ruled states in Varanasi. A conference of all District Panchayat Presidents will also take place in the holy city.
To note, PM Modi laid the foundation of the ambitious KV Corridor project on March 8, 2019. It has been constructed on 5.5 lakh square feet area at an estimated cost of around ₹1000 crore. This state of the art corridor is equipped with all facilities including a Vedic library, a meditation platform, a virtual Vedic gallery, a cafe, a food court, a security room and several other facilities for the devotees. Seven kinds of marble has been used in it.