Sant Kabir Nagar, June 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a two-day ‘Kabir Mahotsav’ to mark the 500th death anniversary of Kabir Das at Maghar in Uttar Pradesh’s Sant Kabir on Thursday.
The festival, organised by the Ministry of Culture, will feature folk music, dance performances, and musical theatre, artists across the country will participate.
Union Minister for Culture Mahesh Sharma and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also attend the event.
“Modi will also visit the Sant Kabir cave and unveil a plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone of the Kabir Academy, which will highlight the great saint’s teachings and philosophy. The Prime Minister will offer a chadar at the mazaar of Kabir,” read an official statement.
Later in a day, the Prime Minister will address a public rally at Maghar.