Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached Vrindavan on Sunday to assess the arrangements for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit. Yogi inspected the preparations and security measures.
He offered prayers at the Banke Bihari Temple and prayed for the well-being of citizens. Apart from this, he also visited the ancient Madan Gopal Temple. The chief minister arrived at the Braj Raj Utsav Mela underway at the Dholi Pyau Railway Ground. He was welcomed by local MP Hema Malini, vice-president of Uttar Pradesh Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad Shailja Kant Misra, Cabinet minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary, minister incharge of Mathura Sandeep Singh, and former MP Tejveer Singh among others.
The chief minister toured the entire ground, inspecting the arrangements. During the visit, District Magistrate Shailendra Singh briefed Yogi about the preparations for the prime minister’s arrival on November 23.
Meanwhile, chief executive officer of Uttar Pradesh Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad Nagendra Pratap informed the CM about the arrangements made for the prime minister’s programme through a booklet. Yogi then reached the Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad office, where he held a meeting with officials regarding the preparations for the prime minister’s programme and issued several guidelines. Principal Secretary (Home) Sanjay Prasad was also present on the occasion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the Braj Raj Utsav in Vrindavan on November 23. The festival, running from November 14 to the 27 at the railway grounds, has been organised by the Uttar Pradesh Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad and Tourism Department.
As part of the festivities, the birth anniversary of Saint Mirabai is being commemorated.
On the day of the prime minister’s visit, Hema Malini will deliver a presentation on Mirabai. The programme is expected to last approximately one-and-a-half hours. Additionally, during the event, PM Modi is set to view a five-minute documentary on Mirabai.