Sri Lankan PM Rajpaksa in Varanasi today, to visit KV
VARANASI, Feb. 9 -- Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajpaksa will visit Varanasi on Sunday. "Prime Minister Rajpaksa will arrive in Varanasi on Sunday morning. From the airport, he will directly go to Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Later, he will visit Sarnath," a senior official of district administration said. "All preparations for the high profile visit have been completed," ADM (protocol) Atul Kumar confirmed it. Additional director general (Varanasi zone) Braj Bhushan carried out an inspection on the KV temple premises. In the past, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe along with PM Narendra Modi visited Varanasi in December 2015. Rajpaksa will also have 'darshan' of the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Mahabodhi Society of India's joint secretary Med...
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