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Dev Deepawali 2020: PM Narendra Modi Attends Mahotsav in Varanasi, Lights Customary First Diya at Raj Ghat

Varanasi, November 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lit the customary first diya at the Raj Ghat in Varanasi and launched the Dev Deepawali Mahotsav. The prime minister was accompanied by state Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath for the ceremony. Also Read | Nivar Cyclone: TDP Rally Demands Compensation to Farmers Hit by the Cyclone.

Some 15 lakh diyas lit up on the ghats of Ganga to mark the beginning of celebrations on the occasion of Kartik Purnima. Classical dancers performed during the occasion. Dev Deepawali is a function after Deepawali when a large number of lamps are lit on the banks of rivers and other places on Kartik Purnima. Also Read | BSF Raising Day 2020: Know Day, History And Significance of the Foundation Day on 56th Border Security Force.

PM Narendra Modi at Raj Ghat Celebrating Dev Deepavali 2020

Prime Minister Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached Raj Ghat for Dev Deepawali Mahotsav after offering prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. They also visited the site of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor Project.

Ghats of Varanasi were decorated in view of Modi’s visit . On the occasion of Dev Deepawali, lighting of lamps and cultural programmes were organised at 15 Ghats of Ganga river in Varanasi. A laser show was also organised on this occasion.

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