First published: January 5, 2017, 10:13 AM IST | Updated: 12 mins ago
File photo of PM Narendra Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, will be participating in the celebrations of Prakash Parva – the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh – at Gandhi Maidan in Patna.
Delighted to be a part of #350thPrakashParv celebrations of Guru Gobind Singh ji in Patna today.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 5, 2017
Reportedly, the Prime Minister will be seen sharing the stage with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad.
Besides Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal several Union Minsters including Ravi Shankar Prasad , Ram Vilas Paswan and other dignitaries will participate the Prakash parv celebrations.
Noteworthy, the PM will also release special commemorative stamps on Prakash Parv.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has, time and again, praised Modi’s initiative to scrap the Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes whereas, Lalu has been outspoken in his criticism of the move.