Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday filed his nomination from the Varanasi seat for the Lok Sabha elections.
Top leaders, including Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, were present at the nomination-filing centre in Varanasi. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was also present on the occasion.
On Thursday, the PM held a mega roadshow in the Holy Town, drawing massive crowds, that culminated in a show of strength with ‘Ganga aarti’ at Dashashwamedh ghat.
Elections in Varanasi will be held on May 19 in the last and final phase of the national elections.