Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off Kashi Mahakal Express (Varanasi-Indore) via video conferencing here on Sunday.
The train will connect the three Jyotirling pilgrim centres of Varanasi, Ujjain and Omkareshwar.
The Prime Minister, who arrived in his parliamentary constituency on Sunday morning, is scheduled to inaugurate over 30 projects, including a 430-bed super speciality government hospital and a 74-bed psychiatry hospital at Benaras Hindu University, besides an exhibition titled ‘Kashi Ek Roop Anek’.
Earlier he unveiled a 63-feet tall statue of Jana Sangh leader Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya and inaugurated a memorial centre in honour of the late leader. (ANI)