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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019: History, Significance And All About 15th PBD Convention in Varanasi

The decision to celebrate PBD was taken after the recommendations of the High-Level Committee (HLC) on the Indian Diaspora set up by the government of India under the chairmanship of L. M. Singhvi (L M Singhvi).

In a bid to strengthen the engagement of the overseas Indian community and reconnect them with their roots, the government of India organises the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) once in every two years. The PBD conventions are being held every year since 2003. The PBD is being celebrated on January 9 every year to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India. This year, India will celebrate the 15th PBD Convention in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 to Be Held in Varanasi, Says Anurag Kumar.

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