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Spiritual Kashi welcomes PM Modi, Japan PM Shinzo Abe

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A grand welcome was given to both Prime Minister when they touched down at the Lal Bahadur Shashtri International Airport at around 4:30 PM. They were received by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister AkhileshYadav.


Memorable moments of the day as the visit turn out to be grand affair.

Special gift to Varanasi

Japan Prime Minister announced that a Convention Centre will be built in Varanasi with Japanese assistance. This will surely enhance cultural-spiritual bonding of two nations.

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Sound of music at Assi Ghat

Shehnai maestro of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Pandit Mahendra Prasana played ‘Japanese Welcome song’ at Assi Ghat to welcome Abe and Modi. He also played ‘Vandematram’ song to celebrate the honor of nation and remind that Varanasi listed in Creative Cities Network as ‘City of Music’ by UNESCO.


Banners, Welcome Hoardings everywhere!
All the major crossings have been cleaned and decked up to welcome Modi and Abe. One just cannot miss the ‘Welcome boards’, made up of flowers, installed in most localities where the two dignitaries are likely to visit. The hoardings also carry welcome messages.


Locals have also decorated their house and shops with Modi and Abe’s posters and flags of both countries.


The ‘key’ to Varanasi

As per the traditional customs, whenever a foreign chief visits the temple city with the country’s PM, mayor gives him the key to enter the city and while returning the country’s representative returns the key. The tradition is being followed for Modi, Abe visit too by Varanasi Mayor Ram Gopal Mohle.


Maha Ganga Aarti at decked-up Dashaswamedh Ghat

With heightened security arrangements, historical Dashaswamedh Ghat has turned into fortress. For the special Ganga Aarti organized for Modi and Abe, nine priests instead of five performed it while 18 young women in tradition attire assisted them. Beauty of Ghat is truly awesome.



Memorable Moment, as both the Prime Minister enjoyed the spirituality & cultural divinity of the city & received blessings from Maa Ganga. Both the Prime Minister also performed Maa Ganga Aarti.

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