Participation in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2019
(21-23 January 2019, Varanasi)
The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is being organised at Varanasi from 21-23 January, 2019 in partnership with State of Uttar Pradesh. This time, the participants will also have the opportunity to participate in Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj and Republic Day celebrations at New Delhi.
2. The registration process for participating in the PBD 2019 has commenced, which will remain open till 15th November 2018. The registration process, program and payment details are available on the PBD website www.pbdindia.gov.in. Around 5000 participants are expected to join the PBD Convention this year. The entire duration of the programme spans six days - from 21 January to 26 January, 2019; however, participation in Kumbh Mela and witnessing Republic Day Parade is optional. The participants will have the option to choose their stay either in hotel or tented Swiss cottages in Varanasi. Tented accommodations will be arranged at Prayagraj near the Sangam for those who choose to partake in the Kumbh Mela. As number of accommodation in Prayagraj and number of tickets for Republic Day Parade are limited, these would be provided on ‘first come first served’ basis. Arrangements will also be made for their local transport and guided tours for sightseeing in and around Varanasi and Prayagraj.
(Khartoum, 20th September 2018)