Modi to lit lamp as part of Kartik Poornima in Varanasi

Prime Minister Modi will light an earthen lamp at Raj Ghat in Varanasi to mark the beginning of the celebrations that are held on every 'poornima' of the hindu month of Kartik. Eleven lakh earthen lamps with be lighted on both the banks of the Ganga. He will also undertake a site visit of the under-construction Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor Project to review its progress. He will also watch a light and sound show at the archaeological site of Sarnath, which was inaugurated by him earlier this month.