Varanasi to host Shinzo Abe
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 10:55 PM
Varanasi is being transformed to welcome Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe along with host Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 12. The two prime ministers will watch Ganga aarti from a floating stage erected by the Army personnel exclusively for the occasion. The 100-feet-long and 20-feet-wide stage was placed opposite to the Dashashwamedh Ghat on Tuesday with 200 metres of surrounding area declared no movement zone for boats and steamers.