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PM Modi to file nomination on April 26

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is likely to file nomination from parliamentary constituency next week.

Sources in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who are in charge of planning his election schedule, told ANI that may file the nomination on April 26.

The BJP workers and leaders are working on a plan to organise a two-day mega programme in the run-up to the filing of nomination during which will hold two road shows in the constituency.

According to sources, Prime Minister Modi would reach the city on April 25 and will head for a road show from to Dashashwamedh Ghat.

The later part of the day has been reserved for a visit to the Bhairav Temple following which he will participate in the Ganga Aarti on the ghats of the holy city.

On the same day, PM Modi would spend time with party workers and intellectuals, sources added.

For the next day, the Prime Minister is expected to begin his schedule with prayers at the iconic

BJP workers are giving final touches to the itinerary of the day, which includes another road show as Prime Minister proceeds to file his nomination. He may also hold

PM Modi held similar mega road shows in 2014 - both before and after winning the constituency in the 16th Lok Sabha elections. Three years later, the Prime Minister hit the streets of for campaigning during the polls.

During the 2014 general elections, Prime Minister Modi contested and won from in as well as from but retained the later after trouncing convenor with a massive margin of 3.37 lakh votes.

Varanasi will vote on May 19 - in the seventh and the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 12:59 IST