Modi in Varanasi for thanksgiving visit, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath templehttps://indianexpress.com/photos/india-news/modi-in-varanasi-for-thanksgiving-visit-offers-prayers-at-kashi-vishwanath-temple-5750369/

Modi in Varanasi for thanksgiving visit, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple

Flanked by BJP president Amit Shah and Adityanath, Modi entered the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and paid obeisance to the deity as priests recited Sanskrit 'shlokas' in the sanctum sanctorum.

Narendra Modi, Modi in Varanasi, Modi in Varanasi photos, PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP, Amit Shah, Modi road show, kashi Vishwanath, Modi varanasi results, India news, Indian Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his parliamentary constituency Varnasi and offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple on Monday. (PTI)

Narendra Modi, Modi in Varanasi, Modi in Varanasi photos, PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP, Amit Shah, Modi road show, kashi Vishwanath, Modi varanasi results, India news, Indian Express

Flanked by BJP president Amit Shah and Adityanath, Modi entered the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and paid obeisance to the deity as priests recited Sanskrit 'shlokas' in the sanctum sanctorum, news agency PTI reported. (PTI)

Narendra Modi, Modi in Varanasi, Modi in Varanasi photos, PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP, Amit Shah, Modi road show, kashi Vishwanath, Modi varanasi results, India news, Indian Express

Modi, who won with a bigger margin than 2014, is visiting Varanasi to express his thanks to the people as well as party workers. (PTI)

Narendra Modi, Modi in Varanasi, Modi in Varanasi photos, PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP, Amit Shah, Modi road show, kashi Vishwanath, Modi varanasi results, India news, Indian Express

A large number of security, paramilitary and Special Protection Group personnel have been deployed in places where Modi will be visiting. (PTI)

Narendra Modi, Modi in Varanasi, Modi in Varanasi photos, PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP, Amit Shah, Modi road show, kashi Vishwanath, Modi varanasi results, India news, Indian Express

The PM offered prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple and party workers had planned a grand welcome for him on his route from Police Lines to the temple, in the form of a roadshow. (PTI)

Narendra Modi, Modi in Varanasi, Modi in Varanasi photos, PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP, Amit Shah, Modi road show, kashi Vishwanath, Modi varanasi results, India news, Indian Express

Crediting the people of Kashi behind his win, Modi said, "Power of chemistry beats arithmetic this time." (PTI)

Narendra Modi, Modi in Varanasi, Modi in Varanasi photos, PM Modi in Varanasi, BJP, Amit Shah, Modi road show, kashi Vishwanath, Modi varanasi results, India news, Indian Express

Thanking the BJP workers for their support in the campaign, Modi said, "I am a party worker first and then a PM. We should remember that work and workers create wonder." (PTI)