Encouraged from the huge crowd that traveled along with BJP's PM-in-waiting, Amit Shah, Modi's close associate, said to reporters “Modi wave has now turned into a tsunami...will overwhelm Samajwadi Party, BSP and Congress.”
Modi during his roadshow in the cultural capital of the country took small halts stopped to pay obeisance his to the freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhai Patel, thinker Swami Vivekananad and BR Ambedkar.
Shortly before filing his nomination papers Narendra Modi spoke to media as well. He said, “I thank the people of Varanasi for their love. Varanasi is considered the spiritual capital of the world. The BJP hasn't sent me here, ' Mother Ganga' called me here. May god help me in doing good work here.”
When Narendra Modi, surrounded with huge security walked into file his nomination, he had to wait for about half-an-hour outside the district collector's office, as many other candidates were already inside to file their nomination papers.
Notably today was the last day to file nomination for the Lok Sabha polls in city scheduled on May 12.