Headline • Who has seen that film: Kangana Ranaut on Hrithik Roshan's Mohenjo Daro• Harris joins 2020 U.S. Presidential race• Accused Mehul Choksi surrenders his Indian passport • Siddaganga Seer Shivkumar Swami dies at the age of 111• Amazon Great Indian sale: Great Deals of the three days• Sensex up 250 points, Nifty tests 10,950• Mexico's fuel pipeline blast figure to be dated Increased to 85• Opposition coalition is of negativity and corruption: PM Modi• Rigged online polls at direction of Donald Trump, says Michael Cohen • IRCTC scam cases: Delhi court extends Lalu Prasad's interim bail till Jan 28 • Opposition leaders descend on Kolkata for Mamata Banerjee's anti-BJP rally today • Meghalaya,The navy team removed the body of a laborer from a depth of 200 feet after 36 days• BJP president Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS for Treating Swine Flu• Redmi Note 7 pro details revealed, launch likely in February• Donald Trump nominated three influential Indian-Americans to powerful administration positions• BJP suffered a loss of face in Karnataka on Wednesday• Armed Robbers Loot Passengers in two coaches of Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express in Delhi• SC rejects five states' application on appointment of DGP• Health department issue swine flu alert in Ghaziabad• Bollywood celebs urges their fans to donate for Kerala flood• Kerala flood: Death toll rises to 324, fresh red alert in 13 districts of Kerala• Former PM Vajpayee cremated with full state of honours in Smriti Sthal• People pays tribute during Varanasi's ganga arti to Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee• Bollywood celebs took twitter to express their pain on Former PM's demise • Mortal remains of Former PM Vajpayee being taken to Smriti Sthal

PM Modi, CM Kejriwal to visit Ravidas temple in Varanasi today

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi late on Sunday, will pay a visit to the Ravidas temple in the wee hours today.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi this morning also paid his respect to the great saint and social reformer.  

As per the revised protocol, the Prime Minister will reach Varanasi airport from Kolkata.

On the occasion of the 15th century Dalit poet Shri Ravidas Jayanti today, the PM will spend some time at the temple and then proceed to attend the Banaras Hindu University's (BHU) centennial year convocation function.

After delivering the convocation address as the chief guest, the PM Modi will fly back to the national capital the same day in the afternoon.

According to the BHU Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripthi, "The Prime Minister has declined to accept the varsity's proposal to be conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws during its convocation ceremony."

Interestingly, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will also visit the Ravidas temple later today.

Kejriwal would reach Varanasi at around 12:10 pm from Delhi and will head to the Ravidas temple where he will stay till 2:45 pm before returning to Delhi.

Notably, it would be the first visit of CM Kejriwal since he lost the Lok Sabha election to Modi from Varanasi constituency in 2014.

Related News

:
:
: