Guj willing to host Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in 201
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Last Updated: Monday, January 09, 2012, 20:28
  
Jaipur: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his preparedness to host the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in 2015 to commemorate the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi's return from South Africa.

Addressing the 10th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here, Modi said Gujarat was willing to host the 2015th session of the annual event.

"Gujarat should host the 2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to mark the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi’s return to India from South Africa on January 9, 2015," he told the audience which erupted into huge applause.

The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated every year from January 7 to 9 to mark the return of Gandhi from South Africa. "Everyone should come to Gujarat to make the event a big success," he said.

Modi also appealed to Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi to announce the hosting of 2015 edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Gujarat.

PTI


First Published: Monday, January 09, 2012, 20:28


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