Pujya Swamiji Meets with CM of UP Mahant Yogi Adityanathji
Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji – Muniji met with and gifted Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mahant Yogi Adityanath ji at his residence in Lucknow recently with an eleven volume set of the Encyclopaedia of Hinduism. During their meeting, Pujya Swamiji proposed making the upcoming Kumbha Mela in 2019 a clean and green Mela, a Mela with a message. They also discussed several other important issues such as cleaning/restoring Ganga and Yamuna Rivers, implementing green solutions to the pollution, massive tree plantation drives, improving WASH and reducing malnutrition in UP amongst many other things. Hon’ble Yogiji shared that the state of UP was working swiftly to make the banks of the River Ganga completely Open defecation free (ODF). Pujya Swamiji also warmly invited Respected Yogiji to next year’s International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan as well as on the World Environment Day to lead a large Summit at Parmarth on the objective of Environmental Preservation and Protection.