In Photos: This is How Varanasi Geared up for PM Modi's Visit on Dev Deepawali

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 At around 2pm on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Varanasi to attend the Dev Deepavali festivities in his parliamentary constituency. As per programme list, PM will spend about seven hours in his parliamentary constituency where he will travel by boat from Rajghat to Lalita Ghat to attend the festivities. Following which he will go to Sarnath, where he will see the teachings of Lord Buddha through an engaging light and sound show. Photo: PTI
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At around 2pm on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Varanasi to attend the Dev Deepavali festivities in his parliamentary constituency. As per programme list, PM will spend about seven hours in his parliamentary constituency where he will travel by boat from Rajghat to Lalita Ghat to attend the festivities. Following which he will go to Sarnath, where he will see the teachings of Lord Buddha through an engaging light and sound show. Photo: PTI

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 Ahead of his arrival, the district administration geared up for the PM’s visit, heavy police have been deployed, while a special reception has been arranged at the Ganga Ghats. Photo: PTI
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Ahead of his arrival, the district administration geared up for the PM’s visit, heavy police have been deployed, while a special reception has been arranged at the Ganga Ghats. Photo: PTI

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 The Dev Deepawali of Varanasi is a world-famous event and this time 11 lakh diyas will be lit at the ghats of Varanasi. Earlier on Friday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Varanasi to take stock of the preparations for the PM’s visit. Photo: ANI
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The Dev Deepawali of Varanasi is a world-famous event and this time 11 lakh diyas will be lit at the ghats of Varanasi. Earlier on Friday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Varanasi to take stock of the preparations for the PM’s visit. Photo: ANI

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 For the celebrations, around 14 lakh diyas (earthen lamps) will be lit up on the two sides of the river Ganga to celebrate Dev Deepawali. While 9 lakh diyas will be lit up on the ghats, around 5 lakh more will be lit up on the sandy banks. Photo: ANI
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For the celebrations, around 14 lakh diyas (earthen lamps) will be lit up on the two sides of the river Ganga to celebrate Dev Deepawali. While 9 lakh diyas will be lit up on the ghats, around 5 lakh more will be lit up on the sandy banks. Photo: ANI

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 According to the Hindu calendar, Kartik is known as the eighth lunar month of the year. The Full Moon Day, also known as the Purnima Tithi in the Hindu month of Kartik, is known as Kartik Purnima. Many Hindu devotees take a dip in the holy waters of rivers, such as the Ganga, the Yamuna and the Godavari, since it is believed that taking a dip into the holy rivers on this day washes away one's sin and brings prosperity to one's life. Photo: PTI
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According to the Hindu calendar, Kartik is known as the eighth lunar month of the year. The Full Moon Day, also known as the Purnima Tithi in the Hindu month of Kartik, is known as Kartik Purnima. Many Hindu devotees take a dip in the holy waters of rivers, such as the Ganga, the Yamuna and the Godavari, since it is believed that taking a dip into the holy rivers on this day washes away one's sin and brings prosperity to one's life. Photo: PTI

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 Covid protocol is being strictly adhered to during PM Modi’s visit to the city. As part of safety measures, the administration has banned flying of drones. Photo: ANI
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Covid protocol is being strictly adhered to during PM Modi’s visit to the city. As part of safety measures, the administration has banned flying of drones. Photo: ANI

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