Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday took his cleanliness drive to the ghats of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
He cleaned an area on the banks of river Ganga as a part of the Nirmal Ganga Mission.
Modi arrived at the Assi Ghat here around 8.40 a.m. amid tight security arrangements.
He prayed at the ghat and after a ‘Ganga Pujan’ and amid chanting of hymns, the prime minister ploughed through an area and removed silt and dirt accumulated at the river bank. He was joined in by local BJP leaders.