Modi to undertake visit to Uttar Pradesh on January 22

, 11:27 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a day-long visit to Uttar Pradesh on January 22, travelling to his Parliamentary constituency Varanasi and coming for the first time to the state capital where he will address the convocation of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University.

He will first go to Varanasi where he will take part in a programme of ministry of social welfare and justice, IG law and order A.Satish Ganesh said. Modi will reach Lucknow in the afternoon to address the convocation, the IG said.Later, he will attend a programme organised by the Micro Credit Society at the Colvin College ground and pay homage at the “Ambedkar kalash” in the Ambedkar Mahasabha campus before leaving for New Delhi.

Prior to this, President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Gautam Budhnagar on January 18. The IG said elaborate security arrangements are being made for these visits.