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Varanasi: Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India
Varanasi, also known as Benares, or Banaras, is a city on the banks of the river Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, India, 320 kilometres (200 mi) south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and 121 kilometres (75 mi) east of Allahabad. A major religious hub in India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism and Ravidassia. Varanasi lies along National Highway 2, and is served by Varanasi Junction railway station and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport.

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PM Modi to inaugurate Shiv Linga-Styled Convention Centre in Varanasi | Know all | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi to inaugurate Shiv Linga-Styled Convention Centre in Varanasi | Know all | Oneindia News

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate an international cooperation and convention centre called 'Rudraksh', in Varanasi. #PMModi #Varanasi #Rudraksh

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:19Published

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