Deepak Agarwal, Divisional Commissioner, Varanasi.
Dev Deepawali will be celebrated at the Ganga Ghats of Kashi on Kartik Purnima i.e. November 19. This time in Dev Deepawali, all the old records will be broken and more than 15 lakh diyas will twinkle on both the banks of the Ganges. Along with this, laser light show will be organized at Chetganj Ghat and in front of Assi Ghat Ganga will be the main center of attraction with laser in sand on it towards Ramnagar. Along with this, artists from the country and the world as well as local artists will get a special place in the Ganga Mahotsav to be held from November 17 to 19.
The lamps will twinkle for the betterment of the state and the country.
Varanasi Divisional Commissioner Deepak Agarwal said in the Commissionerate Auditorium on Tuesday that Kartik Purnima has a special recognition. It is believed that on that day the deities from heaven come to the Ganges Ghats of Kashi. Because of this, Dev Deepawali of Kashi holds a special place in the country and the world. This time more than 12 lakh diyas will be lit on both the banks of the Ganges with administrative support. Voluntary organizations, Kashi residents and tourists will also light diyas.
The Divisional Commissioner said that in this way we are assuming that this time on Dev Deepawali, more than 15 lakh diyas will flicker in Kashi and wish for the betterment of the people of the state and the country. It is our endeavor that this Dev Deepawali should attract the devotees of the country and the world towards Kashi. It is obvious that if people from outside come here, the tourism industry will get a boost and the economy of Kashi will be strengthened.
Make promotional events a routine event
The Divisional Commissioner said that this time hot air balloon show will be one of the special attractions of Dev Deepawali. The Hot Air Balloon Show will be held on November 17, 18 and 19. To participate in this promotional program, we have collected each and every one of the elite people of the society including Corona Warriors, women doing good work in their area, destitute children living in shelter homes, entrepreneurs, street vendors, public representatives and journalists. Group has been created.
Our aim is that this program of hot air balloon related to tourism can be made a permanent program for tourism in Kashi by giving maximum publicity to the people of different areas of the society. Hot air balloon Ganga will be flown on it from Ramnagar side with sand. The trained team has come to Varanasi for this.