PM Modi, French President Macron take Varanasi boat ride

Prime News, National, International, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 12:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron enjoyed a boat ride on the banks of Ganga River at the renowned Assi Ghat here on Monday.

The boat was decked up with flowers. The ride culminated at the historic Dashashwamedh Ghat.

The two leaders were accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other officials.

Assi Ghat is the place where Prime Minister Modi officially began the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ campaign in 2014.

Earlier, Prime Minister Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul, a trade facilitation centre for handicrafts at Bada Lalpur area in Varanasi.

The two leaders interacted with artisans and viewed a live demonstration of their crafts.

President Macron also signed the visitor’s book at the trade facilitation centre.-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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