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5,000 register for Indian diaspora conclave

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Over 5,000 people will participate in this year's (PBD) -- the conclave to be held in from January 21 to 23, said on Friday.

Briefing the media here, Singh said while in the last PBD held in Bengaluru in 2016 only 500 people had registered till the time of a like the one on Friday, this time over 5,000 people have already registered for the event.

will inaugurate the conclave with of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth as the chief guest.

India-origin Members of Parliament -- of and Kanwaljit Bakshi of -- will be the guests of honour.

The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman will be conferred on 30 individuals for their achievements and accomplishments in different fields, according to Singh.

After the conclusion of event on January 23, the participants will be taken to Prayagraj on January 24 where they will participate in the Kumbh Mela.

From there, they will be brought in special trains to where they will witness the on January 26, he added.



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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 18:16 IST