For centuries the Ganga has always had a special appeal for most Indian, especially the diaspora members. It is thus providential that the Pravasi Bhartaiya Diwas (PBD) 2019 is taking place in the holy city of Varanasi, providing a unique opportunity for the thousand of diaspora members who have turned up at the three day event that started from January 21. The young members of the diaspora are rediscovering their India connection, through activities like quiz contests on India and Mahatma Gandhi, who is considered to be the inspiration for PBD, often called the original pravasi (diaspora member).
Navigate the pristine forests in the Terai region of Uttar Pradesh for undisturbed wildlife and a unique taste of rustic India.
As the latest edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas gets underway in Varanasi, a look back at how the government’s engagement with the diaspora has evolved over the years since the first PBD was held in 2003. Dr V P Nair, a cardiologist in a leading hospital in Singapore, has attended every Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) … Continue reading Evolution of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas →
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