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LIVE updates: PM Modi flags off world’s first diesel to electric locomotive engine in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Tuesday, where he will address a public meeting and inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of projects worth Rs 2,900 crore, BJP leaders said.

Modi will also visit the Sant Ravidas temple on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti and lay the foundation stone of Ravidas Janmasthali (birthplace) area development project. As part of the project, a grand park will be constructed with a statue of the seer, the leaders said on Monday.

The prime minister will arrive at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International airport at Babatpur at around 9 am on Tuesday. He will head straight to Diesel Locomotives Work (DLW) to flag off an electric locomotive converted from a diesel engine, the leaders said.

A senior police official said security has been tightened in and around the places which will be visited by the prime minister.

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PM flags off world’s 1st diesel to electric locomotive engine

PM Narendra Modi flagged off World’s first Diesel to Electric Locomotive Engine by DLW in Varanasi, UP.

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