Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Deep Deepawali celebration in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi as we speak and light-weight the primary diya – earthen lamp – at Rajghat.
Dev Deepawali, which is widely known on each ‘Purnima’ (full moon evening) of the Kartik month within the Hindu calendar, can be celebrated by lighting 11 lakh diyas on each side of Ganga River.
The Prime Minister, accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and different dignitaries, can be taken on a cruise which is able to halt on the Chetram Ghat from the place the friends will witness a scintillating laser present.
“The Dev Deepawali celebrations will be telecast live and is expected to revive tourism in the Covid situation,” mentioned joint director (tourism) Avinash Mishra.
The Prime Minister can even inaugurate the 73-km stretch of the newly widened and six-laned NH 19, made with a complete outlay of Rs 2,447 crore.
That is anticipated to scale back the journey time between Prayagraj and Varanasi by one hour.
The Prime Minister will then go to the positioning of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Hall Mission adopted by a go to to the Sarnath Archaeological website.
He’ll witness the sunshine and sound present on the lifetime of Lord Buddha on the archaeological website of Sarnath, which had been nearly inaugurated by him earlier this month.
The Prime Minister is visiting Varanasi for the primary time within the pandemic although he had nearly related along with his constituency on earlier events.
In the meantime, tight safety preparations have been made within the holy metropolis for the Prime Minister’s go to.
Moreover a heavy deployment forces, drone cameras can be used to maintain watch on any suspicious motion. The usage of drone cameras by the native folks has been banned.
Divisional commissioner Deepak Agrawal instructed reporters: “The preparations for PM’s visit were complete at all the venues where he is scheduled to attend different events.”
(With IANS Inputs)