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UP CM Yogi Adityanath provides an update on preparations ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival in Kushinagar


Kushinagar/Lucknow, May 14: As this will be the first time in history that a Prime Minister will travel to Kushinagar to mark the anniversary of Lord Buddha’s birth, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is leaving no stone unturned to make a special event. The CM himself traveled to Kushinagar on Saturday to take stock of preparations and security measures at the site.

While scrutinizing every detail of the event, the CM set important guidelines and instructed officials to be constantly on their toes to make the event a success. He also held a meeting with administration and police officials at the Kushinagar International Airport complex and discussed security preparations and arrangements and gave necessary instructions. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath warns that “no religious events should take place on the roads”.

He took a close look at the main Mahaparinirvana temple, where the event is to be held, and the helipad from the Prime Minister’s helicopter. While taking stock of the preparations, CM Yogi offered prayers before the statue of Lord Buddha in the Mahaparinirvana Temple.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kushinagar on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s birthday on May 16. He will arrive at Kushinagar International Airport around 9:30 am. It should be known that the preacher of truth, non-violence, love and humanity attained Nirvana in Kushinagar. The Prime Minister will also visit Lumbini in Nepal, where Lord Buddha was born. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath orders to provide reliable internet connectivity in villages.

PM Modi to offer prayers at Mahaparinirvana Temple

PM Modi on Monday will offer Goat (Chadar) and prayers to the reclining statue of Lord Buddha at Mahaparinirvana Temple. A delegation of Buddhist monks, including the president of the Bhikshu Sangh AB Dnyaneshwar, will also be present in the temple during the offering of the ‘Goat’. The Prime Minister will also spend a moment in meditation at the Mahaparinirvana temple. During it, he will also donate ‘Goat’ and ‘Sangdaan’ to Buddhist monks from various monasteries.

PM Modi to visit Mahaparinirvana site for second time in seven months

The Prime Minister will visit the Mahaparinirvana Temple of Lord Buddha for the second time in seven months. Previously, he came here on October 20 to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport. On the same day, he offered prayers at the Mahaparinirvana temple and offered a ‘Goat’ to the Tathagata statue.

Saturday’s groundbreaking-foundation ceremony postponed due to state bereavement

The inauguration and foundation stone laying ceremony at the Mahant Digvijaynath Memorial Park in Gorakhpur, scheduled for 4 p.m. on Saturday, has been postponed. Due to the declaration of state mourning by the Indian government following the death of the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, the ceremony will now take place on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. During the ceremony, CM Yogi will inaugurate 40 projects worth Rs 33.16 crore and lay the foundation stone for 21 projects worth Rs 111.33 crore.