Prime Minister Narendra Modi Files Nomination Papers from Varanasi Seat

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Files Nomination Papers from Varanasi Seat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially submitted his nomination papers today for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, unveiling his contact information including his mobile number and email address in the election affidavit. The affidavit also revealed that Modi possesses moveable assets valued at Rs 3.02 crore, holds Rs 52,920 in cash, and doesn't own any land, house, or car. Additionally, it showed a significant increase in his taxable income from Rs 11 lakh in the fiscal year 2018-19 to Rs 23.5 lakh in 2022-23.

The nomination ceremony was well-attended by NDA leaders, with the likes of Union ministers and chief ministers accompanying PM Modi as he submitted his papers for a third term from Varanasi. Among those present was Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, while Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was notably missing due to health concerns. Modi, clad in a white kurta-pajama and blue sadri, began the day with religious rituals, including an aarti on the banks of the Ganga and prayers at the city's Kaal Bhairav temple.

Post-nomination, PM Modi addressed party members at the Rudraksha Convention Centre, urging them to raise awareness about BJP's initiatives and emphasizing the increase in voter turnout at each polling booth post the abrogation of Article 370. Taking to social media, Modi expressed his pride in representing Varanasi, highlighted the progress achieved during his leadership, and appreciated the united commitment of NDA allies to the nation's advancement.