JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 12: The Province No 2 Government today felicitated the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh state of India, Yogi Adityanath, who arrived here as part of the bridegroom’s party from Ayodhya to participate in the Sitaram Vivah Mahotsav.
The Chief Minister of Province-2, Lal Babu Raut, honored the Indian Chief Minister Yogi at a function held at Madhesh Bhawan here. On the occasion, Chief Minister Raut welcomed his Indian counterpart and presented a Letter of Felicitations.
In the letter of felicitations, Chief Minister Raut has hailed the religious and cultural specialty of Nepal and India as exemplary and urged for the cooperation and commitment of all in the campaign of strengthening the democracy.
Present on the occasion were Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari, senior leader of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Mahantha Thakur, coordinator of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s presidium Rajendra Mahato, lawmaker Komal Oli, the ministers of the Province-2 government, speaker of the Provincial Assembly Saroj Kumar Yadav, Ambassador of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri and members of the provincial assembly.
Meantime, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended the Bhandara (luncheon) hosted in his honor by the Province-2 government earlier today. The luncheon was organized at the Madhesh Bhawan. Thirty-six different varieties of food were served in the Bhandara.
A cultural programme was also organized in honor of the visiting guest of honor on the occasion.
Before this, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, India had performed puja at the Janaki Temple. Minister for Culture Adhikari, Nepali Congress party vice-president Bimalendra Nidhi, the temple assistant priest Mahanta Ram Roshan Das had received the Yogi at the temple premises. RSS