Modi in Varanasi LIVE: Cleaner India will be healthier India, PM says at rally

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Modi in Varanasi LIVE: Cleaner India will be healthier India, PM says at rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Day 2 of his visit to Varanasi, addressed a rally where he spoke about a number of subjects, including farmers' income, cleanliness and development. Here are all the live updates:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Varanasi today to address farmers at the Pashudhan Arogya Mela. Modi, on his first visit to Varanasi after the BJP's landslide victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, also plans to distribute loan waiver certificates to farmers.

Modi arrived in his parliamentary constituency on a two-day visit on Friday to launch a number of projects and development schemes.

Among the major events on Friday was the flagging off of the new Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express.

LIVE UPDATES:

  • Over 1,700 animals have been brought here to this gathering, veterinary experts have also gathered here to look at the health and ailments of these animals. Our farmers will benefit from this 'Pashudhan Arogya Mela': PM Modi
  • Let us make these five years about creating the India our freedom fighters dreamt about: PM
  • Varanasi: PM Narendra Modi at Pashu Arogya Mela in Shahanshahpur. He will later address the farmers.

  • I want to congratulate the Uttar Pradesh Government & specially Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for holding the Pashudhan Arogya Mela: PM
  • Focus on animal health is commendable. This focus will benefit the farmers across the state: PM
  • Varanasi: PM Modi lays foundation for toilet under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, in Shahanshahpur, CM Yogi Adityanath also present.

  • For us, governance is not about politics or winning elections. The priority is the wellbeing of the nation: PM
  • Let us build on the strides we have made in the dairy sector. Cooperatives can help in this regard, as they have in parts of the nation: PM