On Thursday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is scheduled to visit Varanasi for two days. A source has told us that the CM is likely to arrive in Kashi by eight o’clock tonight. At the moment, no official protocol of CM Yogi has been released.
The information indicates that on Friday, April 22, CM Yogi will participate in a meeting with the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth, at 10 am. Governor Anandi Ben and the CM will also attend the meeting. The Prime Minister of Mauritius and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh will also discuss various issues, including international trade. They are scheduled to fly to Delhi on Friday.
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrived in Varanasi earlier Wednesday on a three-day visit with a 17-member team. It was a grand welcome from the airport to the city streets and hotels. He was welcomed here by Cabinet Minister Anil Rajbhar, Mayor Mridula Jaiswal, MLA Saurabh Srivastava, Commissioner Deepak Agarwal, Inspector General K Satyanarayana, and other officials. At the airport, folk artists tied him up with dance, and schoolchildren also stood to greet him.
Mauritius’s Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth will immerse the ashes of his father Anirudh Jugnauth in the Ganges this morning. In January 2019, Pravind Jugnauth, the Prime Minister of Mauritius, visited Varanasi. Following the event, he was part of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan. Darshan worship was held at Kashi Vishwanath temple and Sarnath, the preaching site of Buddha, was also visited.
Mauritius PM’s close relationship with Ballia
Premier Pravind Jugnauth has a close connection to Ballia. He has ancestors who were residents of Ballia. Sher Bahadur, Nepal’s Prime Minister, visited Deuba in Kashi before. His worship included both Baba Vishwanath and Pashupatinath temples located in Varanasi.
Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth is on an eight-day visit to India at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by his wife Kobita Jugnauth and a high-level delegation.