India, April 26 -- Prime MInister Narendra Modi arrived in the DM's office in Varanasi at 11.20 am on Friday to file his nomination papers from the Lok?Sabha constituency he won with thumping majority in 2014.

Among those accompanying him were senior leaders BJP's Rajnath Singh , Nitin Gadkari . Amit?Shah, Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray, JD(U)'s Nitish Kumar and LJP's Ramvilas Paswan.

A member of the Dom Raja family, which helps perform the last rites at Varanasi's Manikarnika Ghat, a veteran BJP leader, a chowkidar and the principal of a women's college will be the proposers for PM Modi.

Modi will file his nomination papers on Friday morning in presence of senior NDA leaders, including Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, Shiv Sena chief ...