During his visit to Prayagraj, Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed Ganga Arti and washed the feet of sanitation workers during his visit to Prayagraj to attend the Kumbh Mela.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath received the Prime Minister upon his arrival in the holy city. PM Modi also took a dip at the Ganga river. The Prime Minister also performed puja at the Sangam ghat. Earlier in the day, Modi formally kicked off the implementation of Rs 75,000-crore Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme and distributed the first installment of Rs 2,000 to over one crore farmers during his visit to Gorakhpur and Prayagraj.
He also laid the foundation stone for several development projects in Gorakhpur.