Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh from today to dedicate and lay the foundation of various development projects.
Mr Modi will lay the foundation stone of 340-kilometre long Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh. The road will connect several important and historical towns, including Barabanki, Amethi, Sultanpur, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Mau and Ghazipur with Lucknow.
In Varanasi, the Prime Minister will dedicate and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over 900 crore rupees.
On Sunday, Mr Modi will visit Mirzapur where he will dedicate the Bansagar Canal Project to the Nation. The project will provide a big boost to irrigation in the region.