BJP workers on Saturday celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘s birthday here in Varanasi his parliamentary constituency by worshipping Maa Ganga and offering prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple. On the occasion, the workers also distributed fruits and sweets, said Kishor Kumar Seth, media in-charge of the party’s city unit. Varanasi South MLA Neelkanth Tiwari with workers performed the dugdhaabhishek of Maa Ganga with 51 liters of milk and saffron mixed with water. Workers of Namami Gange organized a cleanliness drive at the Namo Ghat, and also cut a cake to mark the PMs birthday.
At the Manokamna Siddh Hanuman Mandir located in Gilat Bazaar, Akhand paath of Ramayan was held, and a 72-kg cake made using laddoo was cut. As part of the occasion, an exhibition on Modi’s life has been organized at Shaheed Udyan in the Sigra area of the district, which will continue till September 19, said Seth.