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PM's vanarasi trip cancels due to heavy rains

New Delhi,July 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's one-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Vanarasi  was today cancelled due to heavy rains.This is the second time when Modi's Varanasi trip has been postponed.

Accordingn to sources, Modi was expected to address a public rally, inaugurate a power project scheme and open a trauma centre at the Banaras Hindu University.


He was also scheduled to lay the foundation stones for two power sub-stations at Chowk and Kazzakpura respectively from the DLW Grounds and later address a public gathering.

Earlier day, Modi's June 28 rally in the holy city was also cancelled due to heavy rain, which had left the venue (DLW Grounds) waterlogged. 

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