New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi on Sunday to participate in the closing ceremony of centenary celebrations of Shri Jagadguru Vishwaradhya Gurukul.
PM Modi is scheduled to release the translated version of Shri Siddhant Shikhamani Granth in 19 languages.
The Prime Minister would also release a mobile app of the Granth. He will later dedicate to the nation the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Memorial Centre. At the event the Prime Minister will also unveil the 63 feet Pancha Loha Statue of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya.
This is the largest statue of the leader in the country. Over 200 artisans were working day and night for the last one year to complete the statue.
The Memorial Centre shall also have the engravings of the life and times of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya. Nearly 30 Odisha craftsmen and artists have worked on the project.