VARANASI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address the Kashi-Telugu Sangamam to be organised in his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Saturday. The daylong occasion, which can be held at Mansarovar Ghat right here, will spotlight the traditional civilisational ties between Kashi, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The programme is being held when hundreds of devotees from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and different south Indian states are coming to Varanasi for the continuing 12-day Ganga Pushkaralu, a non secular congregation that’s held as soon as each 12 years.
“The Kashi-Telugu Sangamam can be organised at Mansarovar Ghat right here on Saturday night. 1000’s of devotees from south Indian states will take part within the occasion. We invite all Kashiites to attend it,” mentioned GVL Narsimha Rao, BJP Rajya Sabha MP and chairman of Kashi Telugu Society, addressing a press convention.
“Throughout Ganga Pushkaralu, which started on April 22, lakhs of persons are arriving for a holy dip into the Ganga and for different rituals. The PM will address hundreds of such pilgrims,” he mentioned.
He mentioned many people who find themselves visiting Varanasi after 12 years are mesmerized after seeing the transformation of the holy metropolis. “Individuals need to thank PM Modi for the event within the metropolis and equipping it with a number of services whereas sustaining its antiquity,” mentioned Rao.
VS Subramanyam Mani, supervisor, Kanchi Shankaracharya Matt (Varanasi department) mentioned: “When Guru Brihaspati (Lord Jupiter) transits into Aries (Mesh Rashi), Ganga Pushkaram is well known on the financial institution of a river as soon as each 12 years. It started in Kashi with Jupiter transiting into Aries at 5.15am on April 22.”
Over the past one week, hundreds of devotees took holy dip into Ganga and carried out ‘tarpan’ and ‘pinda daan’.