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PM Narendra Modi presents Her Majesty The Queen some photographs taken 54 years ago from her first visit to India
PM Modi presents Her Majesty the Queen some photos of her visiting the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad
PM presents Her Majesty Darjeeling tea from Makaibari tea estate in West Bengal, organic honey from J&K and Tanchoi stoles of Varanasi

The Prime Minister today presented Her Majesty The Queen of England some photographs taken 54 years ago from her first visit to India in January-February 1961 when she was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. During the visit, Her Majesty had also visited some other cities including Varanasi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Udaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai.

Taken on January 31, 1961, the first photograph shows her visiting the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, one day after the commemoration of the 13th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

January 31, 1961; Ahmedabad. Her Majesty visiting Sabarmati Ashram

The second photograph was taken on February 19, 1961 in Chennai, and shows Her Majesty at a reception in her honour by the then State of Madras where she was presented a cake to mark the first birthday of HRH Prince Andrew, the Duke of York.

February 19, 1961; Chennai. Her Majesty cutting a cake to celebrate the first birthday of Prince Andrew

The third photograph was taken on February 25, 1961 and shows Her Majesty riding an elephant in a procession to Balua Ghat in Varanasi, the Prime Minister’s parliamentary constituency.

February 25, 1961; Varanasi. Her Majesty riding an elephant in a procession from Nandesar Palace to Balua Ghat

Another photo, taken on February 24, 1961, shows her visiting the Atomic Energy Centre at Trombay.

In addition, the Prime Minister also presented to Her Majesty some award-winning Darjeeling tea from Makaibari tea estate in West Bengal, fine organic honey from Jammu and Kashmir, and Tanchoi stoles that are a specialty of Varanasi.

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PM to interact with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Gujarat on 3rd August
August 01, 2021
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Gujarat on 3rd August 2021 at 12:30 PM via video conferencing.

A public participation programme is being launched in the state to create further awareness about the scheme.

About Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY)

PMGKAY is a food security welfare scheme that was envisaged by the Prime Minister to provide assistance and help mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19. Under PMGKAY, 5 Kg/person additional food grain is given to all beneficiaries covered under National Food Security Act.

CM and Deputy CM of Gujarat will also be present on the occasion.