Announcements Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2019, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2019, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2019

The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is being organized at Varanasi from 21-23 January 2019 in partnership with State of Uttar Pradesh. This time, the participants will also have the opportunity to participate in Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj and Republic Day celebrations at New Delhi. Registration to participate in the PBD Convention 2019 will be open till 31st December 2018. The registration, program and payment details are available on the PBD website. The link for the PBD 2019 website is externalicon Please visit the website externalicon and go through various features of PBD particularly 15 reasons why to visit PBD ( and program schedule ( and register yourself as well as encourage other members of Indian Diaspora to register themselves.

The entire duration of the programme spans six days i.e. from 21 January to 26 January, 2019. The participation in Kumbh Mela and to witness Republic Day Parade is optional. The participants will have the option to choose their stay either in hotel or tented Swiss cottages in Varanasi when they register on the website. Tented accommodations will be arranged at Prayagraj near the Sangam for those who choose to partake in the Kumbh Mela. As number of accommodation in Prayagraj and number of tickets for Republic Day Parade are limited, these would be provided on first come first serve basis. There will be arrangements for local travel and guided tours in and around Varanasi and Prayagraj. Lunches and Dinners will be arranged for all the 03 Days of PBD convention in addition to cultural evenings and exhibitions.

 All members of Indian community in Japan who are interested in participating in PBD Convention 2019 may register themselves on the above-mentioned website.