Varanasi

Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Varanasi, also known as Benares, Banaras, or Kashi, is a city on the banks of the river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, India, 320 kilometres (200 mi) south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and 121 kilometres (75 mi) east of Allahabad. A major religious hub in India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism and Ravidassia. Varanasi lies along National Highway 2, which connects it to Kolkata, Kanpur, Agra, and Delhi, and is served by Varanasi Junction railway station and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport.

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The Prime Minister will be proceeding to Varanasi to thank his supporters.
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Varanasi is one of the most high-profile constituencies in India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who won the seat in 2014, is seeking re-election from 2019.
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Murli Manohar Joshi says that the Prime Minister is all set to win the election as he is blessed by the people of Varanasi.
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A day before polling in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency, BSP supremo Mayawati Saturday wondered if Varanasi would be a repeat of Rae Bareli in 1977..
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Taking to Twitter, Mayawati attacked the 'Gujarat model of development' and wrote, "The Gujarat model of PM Modi was not at all successful in eliminating extreme..
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59 parliamentary constituencies, including Varanasi, will go to polls in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 19.
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NOT OUT: Congress unit shows some strength as packed crowd waved back
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