Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath project in his constituency of Kashi.
The purpose of this project was to facilitate the pilgrims and devotees, who had to encounter congested streets and surroundings with poor upkeep.
The foundation of the Sri Vishwanath Kashi Dham was laid on 08 March 2019 to facilitate create an easily accessible pathway to connect Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple to the banks of the River Ganga.
PM Modi today inaugurated phase 1 of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham, constructed at a cost of around ₹339 crores. A total of 23 buildings were inaugurated in phase 1 of the project.
The project involved the purchase of about 300 properties and a relocation of about 1,400 shopkeepers, dwellers.