BJP declared the NDA’s PM candidate Shri Narendra Modi as the Party’s nominee from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.
After his name was announced, Shri Modi thanked the Party for giving him the opportunity to contest the elections and said that with the blessings of Ganga Mata and Kashi Vishwanath, Mission 272+ would become a reality. He Tweeted
Grateful to the Party for giving me opportunity to contest the election from the holy city of Varanasi! An honour to contest from Varanasi.