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BSB/Varanasi Junction (11 PFs)
Local Name: Cantt
वाराणसी जंक्शन
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Number of Platforms: 11
Number of Halting Trains: 193
Number of Originating Trains: 23
Number of Terminating Trains: 23
Near Chaudhari Charan Singh bus stand, Railwayganj Colony, Varanasi, Pin - 221002
State: Uttar Pradesh
Elevation: 77 m above sea level
Type: Junction
Category: NSG-2
Zone: NR/Northern
Division: Lucknow Charbagh NR
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Dec 13 2022 (14:57)   BSB/Varanasi Junction (11 PFs)
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IRCTC Executive Lounge at Varanasi Jn. on PF 1.
Charges - 70 rs. per hour (incl GST)
free wifi (good speed) & tea/coffee.
Clean & ample seating arrangement.
Some Banarasi saarees & suits
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avbl for buying along with small handicraft items & replica of kashi vishwanath temple.
Worth the money for resting for few hours...👍
Only one thing I think that should be improved is, that there is only one toilet for male, female & divyang each. Given the capacity, its just not enough. Atleast 3 should be there.

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Jan 02 2015 (03:22)   15636/Guwahati - Okha Dwarka Express (PT)
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Rail_Horizon_BOM~   608 blog posts
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This is condition AC-III Compartment of Dwarka Express. The compartment is full of Bed-bug & cockroach and i am not able sleep whole night and some how i completed my journey.This is my worst travelling experience and in between there is no water in the compartment. This train really cover long distance i.e. from Guwahati to Okha and railway should provide better facilities to avoid convenience to Passengers.This photos was taken on journey from GHY(Guwahati) TO BRC(Vadodara Jn) on 17th November 2014 to 19th November 2014.
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Complain at click here
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ir give minimum attention towards long route trains like as 15906 vivek exp,15902 dbrg-sbc exp
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Add 12509 express also
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Jan 07 2022 (15:25)   BSB/Varanasi Junction (11 PFs)
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PS9C~   458 blog posts
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If you're checking the trains for any destination and any of them comes from Patna/Danapur
(like Patna - Ahmedabad, Danapur - Udhna, Patna - Ernakulam, Danapur - Secunderabad, Patliputra - Chandigarh) and it has WL book from/to Pandit Din Dayal Upadhyay Junction (DDU) which is only 18 kilometres away due to being in ECR it mostly enjoys GNWL quota in that trains and has better confirmation rate.
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Jan 07 2022 (17:26)
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yes its always a good idea to book your ticket in GNWL instead of RLWL or others.
i always prefer to book from MughalSarai in sharamjeevi instead of BSB..and never stuck in WL and not even RAC :)
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Jan 07 2022 (18:01)guest
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Varansai Cantt. se DDU auto me jane ka vi alag hi feel hain 😁😁😁
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maheshbsharma~   1068 blog posts
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@5184183-3  @guest
How much fare it would be ? ANyone tried here..
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Mar 23 2020 (10:49)   BSB/Varanasi Junction (11 PFs)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Rates list attached with Blog.
1. Dont prefer untill its important/urgent or not getting low price hotels.
2. Situated on 1st floor and 2nd floor just where the SBI Bank was.
3. Bookings can be done at station in corridor of waiting rooms.
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There is a hall and 30 beds are available, few have acces to charging points whose bed were closed with walls.
5. Even fans were available for each bed or say to all one.
6. Washrooms were in good condition, neat and clean.
7. Retiring rooms were looking good due to personal rooms and has neat clean service as well as facilities..
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Got info from staff that sooner the dormitory will be shifted to new building under construction on right side of entrance, it will be given to pvt companies to operate with better facilities.
(I guess it will be same as LJN)
Thanks

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Jun 08 2018 (15:08)   12559/Shiv Ganga Express (PT) | BSB/Varanasi Junction (11 PFs)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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ॐ भागीर्थ्ये च विद्महे विश्नुपत्न्ये च धीमहि ! तन्नो गंगा प्रचोदयात !
#Kashi
Situated at the banks of the river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, Benares or Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India. Considered one of the oldest cities in the world, and oldest city of India. Varanasi is described in several poetic adjectives like “The city of temples”, “The holy city of India”, “The religious capital of India”, “The city of learning” and “The cultural capital of India”. The name of
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the city Varanasi derived by two holy tributary rivers flowing into the River Ganga “Assi” and “Varuna”. Ganga River and their Ghats are one of the prominent must visit places in Varanasi; it is a stretch about 3-4 km....
It is been told that Lord Shiva found and resided in the Varanasi city. Varanasi has one of the famous twelve Jyotirlinga Visvanatha temples at the banks of the River Ganga. It is one of the seven holiest cities in India. It is also a place where Buddha first preached his sermon after enlightenment at Sarnath..... Ayurveda is originated from Varanasi and has constructed a strong base for the modern medical sciences...
after this short introduction some quotes by philosophers to describe Varanasi as
"Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and look twice as old as all put together" - Mark Twain
also there is an old saying 'सूरत नू जमन आने काशी नू मरण' which means Eat in Surat and Die in Kashi...
#SightSeeing
Tip 1:- Kashi Vishwanath Temple
best time to visit is in evening around 4-5 pm, there are several gates to enter, along with Anapurna Temple...
Tip 2:- Assi Ghats
The famous one is Dashashwamedh Ghat where the nightly Agni Pooja ceremony takes place or u can say Sandhya Aarti along with it two more famous ghats are Manikarnika and Harishchandra Ghats are where Hindus cremate their dead...
best time is just after the vishwanath temple darshan, go to ghats and enjoy lemon tea, there after take a boat ride of 50rs per head and they will roam all the ghats and told u the uniqueness and then enjoy aarti at Ghats...
Tip 3:- #Malls
Generally every city having malls so in night u may visit malls as there are several malls in City
Tip 3:- #Sun_Rise
Visit for sunrise early in morning around 4 am, have some Kulhad Tea (कुल्हड़) and then take bath in Ganga as in morning less rush and water is cold...
when u see the orange sky at the time of sunrise take a boat ride and enjoy the sun rise view from boat... the sunlights glows the Ghats which looks more beautiful...
Tip 4:- #Breakfast
U may again visit to temples as lot of temples are there and then enjoy the street foods such as कुल्हड़ chola, samosa, Dahi Jalebi, Aloo Prantha, Lassi, Idli Sambhar etc etc...
Tip 5:- #Ramnagar_Fort
Ramnagar Fort also known as KAshi Naresh home, the king is present but fort is used for tourism purpose, the Fort is rich in history as due to lots of incidents took place, it is India's one of well maintained Fort...
Tip 6:- #New_Vishwanath_Temple & BHU
There is new temple made which is India biggest Lord Shiv Temple near BHU, the areal view of Temple looks like as the Shiv Ling, along with u can visit BHU; Benaras Hindu University which is 102 year old approx and have popularity in international levels, it is India one of the best and topped univeristy along with several university in Benaras...
Tip 7:- Sarnath
Lord Buddha give his first sermon in sarnath, due to this Great King Ashoka built stupas and pillar in Sarnath, Ashok chakra and ashok stambha all are parts of Nation Pride and used in National Emblem and Chakra in Flag...
Sarnath is most visited place by south east asian countries tourist due to religious center, u may see lot of monks too....
Tip 8:- Deer Park
There is deer park near sarnath, one can also roam there if love animals and parks etc
Tip 9:- #Alamgir_Mosque & Gyanvapi Mosque
NOTE:- Non-Muslim are not allowed to enter
Both the mosque built by the Aurengjeb in 17th century approx, the gyan vapi mosque is famous because of some Hindu belief that the original Kashi Vishwanath temple was situated there, but due to Vandalize several times by various rulers... there is well between temple and mosque which is holier than Ganga as per beliefs...
Tip 10:- #Jain_Temple #ISKCON & Church
There are other religious places too to visit which u may google out to roam and along with it several famous temples like, sankat mochan, bhaironath temple, monkey temple etc...
MUST TRY & BUY :- Handicrafts of Varanasi is famous, Benarasi saree no introduction needed, Benarasi Pan again no introduction needed, Litti Chokha, Lassi, Phulki (Gol Gappe), Matar, Bhaang etc...
MUST DO:- U must talk with some localize people who better describe the Varanasi specially in Gallis of Varanasi....
If u r technical and engineering background person then u may also visit DLW Diesel Locomotive Works only in India to built Diesel Locomotives and now making electric too...
How to Visit :-
By Air:- Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is situated in babatpur of Varansi 25 Km approx from City and falls under 2nd busiest Airport in UP. It is an International Airport which connects Srilanka, Nepal, South East Asian Countries and some Gulf Country along with various domestic airports such as Mumbai, Delhi, Agra, Khajurao, Kanpur (soon), Kolkatta etc...
By Rail:- Varanasi is well connected to all India important cities with good no. of trains and fast connectivity...
Some famous trains are Shiv Ganga Express , Mahamana Express , Kashi Vishwanath Express & Mahanagari Express etc.
By Road:- It is well connected with roads and also the GT Road called Grand Trunk Road passes through the Varanasi City...
"शिव-शक्ति के दम-दम और बाबा के बम-बम से गूंजते इस शहर की महिमा, लोगों की उम्मीदों से कहीं ज़्यादा है, तभी तो यहां का सांसद, देश का प्रधानमंत्री है..."
(All the info is provided here by self known place and experiences, some lines were taken from Articles and no particular sources were in there... thanks)
Song:- Banarasiya
PC:- Divyanshu, Nirmal Pal (IRI Member) and Sonu Prasad
#thinkDKG_TravelTips

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Jun 08 2018 (16:12)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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might help u guys, detail me pdhe 2 min ka time nikal kr :)
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Jun 08 2018 (16:40)
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Somanko_ELST^~   38639 blog posts
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Mujhe ek baar BSB jana hain woh aarti dekhna hain
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Jun 08 2018 (16:41)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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jrur jaiye, bahut acha feel hoga
aapke liye lines
"बनारस में बनारसी बाघ है,
बनारसी माघ है, बनारसी घाघ है,
बनारसी जगन्नाथ है. शैव है, वैष्णव है, सिद्ध है,
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है, कबीरपन्थी नाथ है,
लेकिन यहां सबकी प्रवाह गंगा और न्यायाधीश विश्वनाथ हैं. "

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Jun 08 2018 (16:42)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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for any query related to Varanasi...
u may contact me here, i will try to solve ur query
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Jun 08 2018 (16:44)
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Somanko_ELST^~   38639 blog posts
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BSB mein nahi but Babatpur mein Mera dost ka birth place hain toh agar maan chaha to zarur pouch jaunga waha bhi
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Jun 08 2018 (16:49)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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jrur bhai
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Jun 08 2018 (17:26)
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way_thelong^~   8841 blog posts
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Great report cum sightseeing tip, read each word, never got distracted.
There is an aura of belief and cult in holy ghats of varanasi, a sweet smell of uniqueness and oneness.
Let's hope we meet someday, and attend Aarti at ghats.
For varanasi, the place of serenity.
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live my Incredible India.
I would again say great words.

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Jun 08 2018 (17:46)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Yeahh
Why not sure we attend the same with lemon tea, phulki, chat, lassi 😉✌️....
Convention me hi jate sb log but train ki timing jaldi h bsb to hwh ki...
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Jun 08 2018 (17:54)
way_thelong^~
way_thelong^~   8841 blog posts
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Convention is a small meeting...
Place like Varanasi has a voice that keeps calling one towards again and again.
Now shifted to ALD but can't forget 2 years in DALIMSS Rohania.
Hope trip will be good, I will try to a part of convention, but nothing is guaranteed.
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meeting everyone, just like me, a boon for them and others.
Cheers.

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Jun 08 2018 (18:12)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Exactly...
Well if anyone wish ti roam all the City he will need atleast 3-4 days plus a person vehicle to avoid transportation issues
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Jun 08 2018 (20:17)
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kshitijsaxena^~   13152 blog posts
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A day is literally a small time to explore Varanasi
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Jun 08 2018 (21:07)
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BRCWAP7~   13281 blog posts
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very useful info. 👍
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Jun 08 2018 (23:38)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Yup
Aahe din me to sarnath hi ghum pate h ache se
Aur aadhe din me ghats plus mandir...
😂
Pura ghumne k ly 3-4 avg chahiye hi..
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Dhanyawaad ✌️
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Jun 09 2018 (00:06)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Post will be filter out today by afternoon along with some new #high quality and classy pics...
Thanks
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Jun 09 2018 (00:16)
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kshitijsaxena^~   13152 blog posts
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Agar tasalli see ghumna hai to aur jayda...benaras ka essence feel krna hai to jayda time chahiye...vrna to 2 din me bhi vapas ja skte hain
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Jun 09 2018 (00:24)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Han...
Mera dost last year aae the ghumne july me lekin due to hot sb bimar pd gae
Sirf ghat aur mall ghuma, sarnath jane k time sb bimar itni dhoop thi
Best time to visit varanasi in October to april...
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Jun 09 2018 (00:26)
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kshitijsaxena^~   13152 blog posts
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Agree..Winters are best..but still few things that you will only get in summer..
Ab Savan ke mahine me Jo BSB ka ambience hta hai wo winter me kha mileage..
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Jun 09 2018 (00:36)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Han sawan k ly to spcl timing h hi ✌️
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kshitijsaxena^~   13152 blog posts
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Iske ilawa aur bhi Hain.. every month based on Hindu calendar... benaras kuch alag hi hta hai
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Jun 09 2018 (00:43)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Ab sir saal bhar to koi rahega nhi 😝😝
Ye fayda sirf kashi me rhne wale log utha skte h 😂
Ki har month enjoy kre
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Jun 09 2018 (00:57)
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👌👌...... Amazing.......👌👌 -- Incredible Kashi
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Jun 09 2018 (00:58)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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🙏🙏
Ji huzur
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Jun 09 2018 (01:02)
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Mera gaon vahi ka hai lekin kabhi Aarti nahi dekh paya tha lekin iss baar dekh paya maine aur aarati ka toh alag level hai , lekin uske baad jo hawayen chalti hai mumbai ke marin drive se bhi double chalti hai aur ek dam shital hawa rahti hai , 1 2 hr aap jaror rukna alag hi maza hai
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Jun 09 2018 (09:18)
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great
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Jun 09 2018 (09:25)
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Hum toh last time sardi mei paanch din ke liye gaye the parents ke saath. Usse kam time mei nehi hota. Itne khaaney, itne gehne, itne ghat, itne trains, time toh lagta hai boss.
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Jun 09 2018 (11:55)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Yup bhai
Time to khub lgta h, ache se ghumne me
Specially family sath
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Jun 10 2018 (22:01)
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ner_12555_king~   494 blog posts
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bhayia pehle toh aap ko meri taraf se salam 🙏🙏🙏
next i will say since the beginning of reading blogs on IRI (since 2012 ) by me this is one of most incredible post ever encountered...

I really loved the song ... my mom too listened the song ...was melodious for her...
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finally yes I really want to travel to varanasi in coming few years ...since this is just the first year of college ..
this for the blog 😘😘... sach m extremley useful blog
🙏🙏

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Jun 10 2018 (22:06)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Waah... ✌️
Great that u really like the blog...
I hope u must visit VARANASI and enjoy
Thanks a lot for ur words 🙏
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Jun 10 2018 (22:09)
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ner_12555_king~   494 blog posts
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aap varanasi ke aas paas hii rhte ho kya
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Jun 10 2018 (22:19)
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TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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Nhi mai vha rhta nhi hu
But belong krta hu varanasi k neighbor district se
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Jun 10 2018 (22:38)
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ner_12555_king~   494 blog posts
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achaa
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Jun 11 2018 (12:38)
TouristerDivyanshu^~
TouristerDivyanshu^~   172109 blog posts
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some more #pics which shows the glimpse of Varanasi
Varanasi looks splendid with the new dynamic facade lighting.!!!
Source:- click here
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