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After Nehru, Modi second PM to visit Vrindavan

AGRA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely be in Vrindavan as of late. He will be the 2nd PM, after Jawahar Lal Nehru, to talk over with the temple the city within the 72 years of India's independence.

Ram Krishna Mission secretary Swami Suprakashananda mentioned that Pt Nehru had visited town on December eight, 1963, to inaugurate the Mission's charitable clinic.

Former PM Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru in 1963

"This is a proud moment for Vrindavan residents as the PM will be visiting the town of Lord Krishna," Suprakashananda advised TOI, including that although Indira Gandhi additionally visited Vrindavan within the 70s during a flood scenario, but she used to be now not the PM then.

On Monday, PM Modi will serve meals to schoolchildren from the underprivileged background, marking the "three billionth meal" presented by way of NGO Akshay Patra that works with the federal government at the mid-day meal scheme. Funded by way of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the NGO, incepted in 2000, serves healthy college lunch to over 1.76 million children in 14,702 faculties throughout 12 states in India, according to its website.

Akshaya Patra vp Chanchalapati Das Prabhu mentioned that PM Modi will deal with a gathering besides having lunch with children and interacting with them. He mentioned that Uttar Pradesh leader minister Yogi Adityanath and Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar are also likely to sign up for the PM on the event to be held at the NGO's Vrindavan campus.

The district management has been on top alert and elaborate security arrangements have been made for the PM's talk over with. Special Protection Group (SPG) has been deployed on the venue.

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