Varanasi : Varanasi is all set to witness a massive road show to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Modi will shortly begin his rally from the main gate of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus main gate along with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah.
The rally will conclude near the famous Kal Bhairo Mandir of Varanasi.
Before beginning his road show, he put garland on the statue of freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, who was also the founder of BHU.
He is also expected to visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
Prime Minister Modi will to address public meetings both Varanasi and Jaunpur.
The seventh-phase of Assembly election is scheduled to take place on March 8 in which around 46 constituencies covering seven districts of Uttar Pradesh will cast their vote.
Meanwhile, the sixth-phase of the state assembly election is underway in Uttar Pradesh.
The voter turnout recorded in this phase till 9 a.m. was 11 percent.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the electorate at 17,926 polling booths across 49 assembly seats.
This phase of polling will also cover districts bordering Nepal. The Indo-Nepal border was hence sealed a day before the election process.
The districts going to polls are Mau, Gorakhpur, Deoria, Ballia and Azamgarh. Around 1.72 crore voters, with 94.60 lakh men and 77.84 lakh women, will decide the fate of 635 candidates.