Kathmandu, 25 September : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Nepal again in the month of November. Modi will also visit Janakpur and inaugurate the Janakpur-Jayanagar railway line, and also will bring 'a wedding procession' from India to the Ram-Janaki Temple in Janakpur. The celebration of Bibaha Panchami, the day Ram and Sita were married, is accompanied by a symbolic wedding procession, for which Modi is expected to bring along a significant number of Indian officials and his party (BJP) leaders.
In the first visit of Janakour, Modi inaugurated the direct bus service between Janakpur and the Indian city of Ayodhya. Modi had also announced Rs1 billion aid to the Province 2 government during his last visit.
“Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be coming to Nepal again at the end of November. The probable date for his visit is November 28-29. However, there might be some changes in the dates,” a high-level official from the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu was quoted as saying in ANI.
Prior to this, Indian PM Modi had visited Nepal for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit in August 2018.
During his next visit, PM Modi is expected to attend various high-level meetings and carry out official engagements. In addition, he is also expected to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, according to the news agency.