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15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas to be held in Varanasi in January 2019

The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in holy city of Varanasi from 21-23 January 2019.
  • The theme would be “Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India”. 
  • The event will be organized by the Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in association with Uttar Pradesh government.
  • It will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the PM of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth. 
  • Indian Diaspora will get an option to first participate in the Kumbh Snan (in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh) and then travel to New Delhi to be part of the Republic Day Parade on January 26, 2019.

Expected Questions

Where will the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas be held?
Varanasi

What is the theme for the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas?
“Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India”

Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas is celebrated after every?
2 years (biennial)

When was the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas launched?
In 2015, in Gandhinagar

Which edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas was celebrated in 2017?
14th

On which date is the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas celebrated in India?
9th January to mark the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa
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