Priyanka Gandhi arrives in Varanasi to participate in Ravidas Jayanti events
LUCKNOW: The Secretary General of Congress arrived in Varanasi on Sunday, the parliamentary constituency of the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi , on a one-day visit to participate in the Ravidas Jayanti programs, said the Uttar Pradesh unit of the party.
Upon arrival at the airport, she was received by senior leaders, including the president of the state unit, Ajay Kumar Lallu, and other party workers.
During the day, Priyanka Gandhi will participate in the Ravidas Jayanti programs.
He had been willing to pay homage at the place of birth for a long time, according to Congress sources.
Priyanka Gandhi offering prayers at Guru Ravidas Janamsthan Mandir, Seer Goverdhanpur, Varanasi. She also took Guru ka Langar on the occasion.
(I) will be in Varanasi to bow at the threshold of Guru Ravidas Janam Sthaan Mandir, Priyanka Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.
The president of the state Congress, Lallu, said that the teachings of Sant Ravidas to establish a society based on equality and brotherhood are relevant even today.
A 14th century saint, Ravidas is revered in Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism. He was born in Varanasi and was a leading figure of the Bhakti Movement.
Sant Ravidas left a great legacy and a 21st century cult called Ravidassia follows his teachings.