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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2019

(January 21-23, 2019; at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh)

1. The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is being organized by Ministry of External Affairs in association with the State Government of Uttar Pradesh in January, 2019. In reverence to the sentiments of the larger diaspora community to participate in Kumbh Snan and their desire to witness the Republic Day Parade, the 15th PBD Convention, 2019 will be held from January 21–23, 2019 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
2. The theme of the 15th PBD Convention is:

नये भारत के निर्माण में प्रवासी भारतीयों की भूमिका

Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India

3. Broadly, the PBD Convention, 2019 will be held as per following tentative schedule:

21.01.2019 Youth PBD :
Special Guest from Norway (Shri Himanshu Gulati) and Guests of Honour from New Zealand (Shri Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi) and US Congresswoman (Tulsi Gabbard)
22.01.2019 Inauguration of PBD Convention by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India with Chief Guest, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Mauritius.
23.01.2019 Valedictory keynote address and conferment of PBSAs by Hon’ble President of India
24.01.2019 Departure for Allahabad for Kumbh Snan
25.01.2019 Return to New Delhi by special train
26.01.2019 Participation in the Republic Day celebration


4. High Commission of India, Pretoria, encourages participation of Indian Diaspora (NRIs & PIOs) in South Africa to participate in the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention.

For more information and registration, please visit the website http://www.pbdindia.gov.in/
or contact the High Commission of India Pretoriaon (+27) 123425392



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