Varanasi, Sep 16 (PTI) A day before the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP workers today kicked off the celebration in his constituency by distributing sweets and stationery to students of 129 primary schools.

Modi turns 67 tomorrow.

Various programmes were held in the schools today, with the BJP’s state unit members speaking on the prime minsiters’s welfare schemes and cleanliness drives.

An event was also organised at the Assi Ghat to promote the NDA government’s “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” (save and educate the girl child) campaign.

As part of the celebrations, the party’s state unit has planned to launch a fortnight-long special cleanliness drive in 825 places, starting from tomorrow. Free health camps will also be set up in as many as 115 places here.

Modi is likely to visit his Lok Sabha constituency for two days on September 22.

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