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CM Adityanath meets PM Modi to discuss arrangements for 'Kumbh Mela'

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Thursday met in to discuss the arrangements for the upcoming festival to be held in Prayagraj (earlier Allahabad).

The 45-day festival will start from January 15, 2019. Millions of Hindu devotees attend the mela with the belief that taking a dip in the waters of the holy river will cleanse them of their sins.

The also discussed the preparations for upcoming 'Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas' which will be held in in January with the Indian diaspora and will provide them with the opportunity to participate in 'Kumbha Snan' and also attend the parade in the Capital.

Organised by the (MEA) in association with the government, the theme of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is "Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India".

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 20:55 IST