A two-day Kabir Mahotsav will be held at Maghar in Sant Kabir district of UP and the inauguration will be done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The Mahotsav recalls the 500th birth anniversary of Kabir Das.
The Ministry of Culture will feature dance performances, folk music, musical theatre in which artists from all over the country will take part.
The Union Minister for Culture Mahesh Sharma and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath will also be present for the event.
According to an official statement, “Modi will also visit the Sant Kabir cave and unveil a plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone of the Kabir Academy, which will highlight the great saint’s teachings and philosophy. The Prime Minister will offer a chadar at the mazaar of Kabir.”
A public rally in Maghar will also be addressed by Narendra Modi.
(With inputs from ANI)