Political Heavyweights, Sea Of Supporters Flow Through Varanasi
Updated: March 05, 2017 00:59 IST
The roads of Varanasi reverberated with slogans sang by flag-waving supporters of the BJP, Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party. The top leaders of these parties, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi from BJP, arrived in the holy town to campaign for their parties. Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav carried out roadshow accompanied by his wife Dimple and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Not far behind was BSP chief Mayawati who also carried out a rally here.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with wife Dimple Yadav and other leaders during their road show in Varanasi on Saturday. (PTI Photo)
Samajwadi Party president and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is seeking a second successive term in office after stitching an alliance with Congress. (PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the roadshow in Varanasi in support of assembly election party candidates. (AFP Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also addressed a campaign rally in Varanasi. (PTI Photo)
BSP chief Mayawati at an election rally in Varanasi on Saturday. (PTI Photo)