The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 of 3 days concluded in Filmy Bandhu Uttar Pradesh state as Partner State in Varanasi / Beneras Lok Sabha constituency of Hon Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi.
3 Days of PBD was held from Jan 21-23 2019 in holy city Beneras with participation & presence of following dignitaries
Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble President of India graced the closing ceremony
Hon Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi graced the Inaugural
Chief Guest , H.E. Shri Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius
Shri Ram Naik Hon Governor of Uttar Pradesh State
Smt Baby Rani Maurya Hon Governor of Uttarakhand State
Smt.Sushma Swaraj, Minister for External Affairs
Shri Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh State
Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat Chief Minister of Uttarakhand State
Shri Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports
Gen. (Dr.) V.K. Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs
Smt Swathi Singh State Minister NRI (Independent Charge)
Shri Dnyaneshwar Mulay, Secretary (OIA & CPV), Ministry of External Affairs
H.E. Mr. Himanshu Gulati, Member of Parliament, Norway
H.E. Mr. Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, Member of Parliament, New Zealand and many more dignitaries.
The Registered NRI PBD delegates also visited on going Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayaagraj and 70th Republic Day Parade in New Delhi.
This events attracting more of tourism in flow for the state and expected to grow more in coming years mainly from abroad.
The Uttar Pradesh state’s One District One Product stalls were major attractions in PBD 2019 and on going Ardh Kumbha mela 2019.
Also state which has film policy under its filmy bandhu flagship was major USP at PBD 2019 in Varanasi and on going Ardh Kumbha mela 2019 in Prayagraaj which already many film makers & entertainment -media sector across the country and globe with some already shooted and shooting in this wonderful events back drops.
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