Varanasi to host 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019)
The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019) will be held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from January 21 to 23, 2019. The event would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. There will be provision for the participants to participate in the Kumbh Snan (in Allahabad) and then travel to New Delhi to be part of the Republic Day Parade on January 26. It will be organised by the Ministry of External Affairs in association with the Uttar Pradesh government with theme “Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India”.
Topics: Allahabad • Geography of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Hindu holy cities • Indian diaspora • Jugnauth • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas • Prime Ministers of Mauritius • Uttar Pradesh • Varanasi