Kashi Vishwanath Dham, the renovated temple complex which was recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saw a record footfall on the first day of the new year with over five lakh devotees thronging the holy place.
Kashi Vishwanath corridor had triggered a controversy, even when it was announced to decongest the temple complex. Now, the temple area has been expanded which can now accommodate 50,000-75,000 people.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday mentioned Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar during his inaugural speech at the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor. Who is the 18th-century queen whose statue has been erected inside the corridor?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor on Monday and the project will provide easy access to pilgrims to offer prayers in Ganga. Here is a look at how Varanasi went through a transformation under PM Modi in the past years.
Uttar Pradesh is slated to go for polls in February-March in 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating Kashi Vishwanath Dham Corridor in Uttar Pradesh, lauded the ‘civilizational heritage’ of Varanasi.
The inauguration of the massive Kashi-Vishwanath Corridor surrounding the historic Kashi Vishwanath Temple near the iconic Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi comes right ahead of the 2022 assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.
Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Project has been built in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi. The project will connect Kashi Vishwanath Temple (KVT) with Ganga river.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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