March 4, 2017 14:24 IST

Large crowds throng Varanasi as Narendra Modi arrives for road show

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the temple town of Varanasi on Saturday for his road show amid huge enthusiasm from his supporters here in his parliamentary constituency.
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Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah and other senior leaders were present to greet him when he arrived at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in a special Indian Air Force chopper.
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After a brief interaction he moved in his bulletproof car in a cavalcade to a guest house. Thousands of people were lined up along the routes of Modi's road show, ahead of the March 8 polls here.
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A minor scuffle between Samajwadi Party (SP) and BJP workers took place outside the Singh Dwar of the BHU from where the Prime Minister will start his road show.
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At another point, SP workers erected a stage in the middle of the route road and the police had to forcefully remove it before deatining seven SP workers.