Varanasi: Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan praised the Prime Minister for taking the decision on the abolition of Article 370. He said that PM Modi has proved that he has 56-inch chest.

Chauhan spoke after visiting Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi and after paying obeisance, he also took a tour of the temple and visited other sacred idols too.

He was also seen discussing politics with devotees at the temple. He specifically spoke of the abolition of Article 370 and said that PM Modi has attained what no prime minister of India has attained so far. “PM Modi has a chest of 56 inches and has proved it with this bold decision”, said Chauhan. This will bring a big change in the country, he said.

This decision was taken keeping in mind the welfare of the country, he added.

He also spoke about Kashi and said that development has been taking place at a fast pace. “The efforts taken in five years (by the Centre) are bearing fruits now. No work is done in one day. It needs planning and vision”, he said.

Phagu Chauhan was sworn in as the 40th Governor of Bihar on July 29, 2019.

71-year-old Phagu Chauhan succeeded Lalji Tandon, who is now the Governor of Madhya Pradesh.

Phagu Chauhan, a six-time MLA from Ghosi Assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district, had resigned from the UP Assembly on Friday.