India elections: Modi files nomination from Varanasi seat

Varanasi, revered as the spiritual nucleus of Hinduism, holds profound significance, drawing pilgrims from across India for sacred rituals along the Ganges river. Modi has represented this constituency since his resounding victory a decade ago.Before handing over his nomination papers, Modi solemnly declared, “I swear on God… I will have faith and allegiance to India’s constitution,” flanked by a Hindu sage clad in traditional attire.