About Us News

PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIVAS CONVENTION -(January 21-23 , 2019) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Back | Print


(January 21-23 , 2019) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is being organised by Ministry of External Affairs in association with the State Government of Uttar Pradesh in January 2019. In reverence to the sentiments of the larger diaspora community to participate in Kumbh Snan and their desire to witness the Republic Day parade, the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas(PBD) Convention 2019 will be held from January 21-26, 2019 in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh).

The theme of the 15th PBD convention is : “Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India” Broadly, the PBD Convention 2019 will be held as per following tentative schedule:


Youth PBD : Special Guest from Norway (Shri Himanshu Gulati) and Guests of Honour from New Zealand (Shri Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi) and US Congresswomen(Tulsi Gabbard)


Inauguration of PBD Convention by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India with Chief Guest, Hon’ble Prime Minister of Mauritius


Valedictory keynote address and conferment by PBSAs by Hon’ble President of India

24.01.2019 (morning)

Departure for Allahabad for Kumbh Snan


Return to New Delhi by special Train


Participation in the Republic Day Celebration

Members of Indian community, who wish to participate in the above PBD Convention 2019, may send their brief profile (alongwith passport and contact detail) at emails: - amb.minsk@mea.gov.in and hoc.minsk@mea.gov.in