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PM Modi to address Global Citizen Festival

Updated: Nov 19, 2016 11:09 IST

Mumbai [India], Nov. 19(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday address the 'Global Citizen Festival' in Mumbai via video conferencing at 7.40 p.m.

The Global Citizen Festival India will be held at MMRDA Grounds in Bandra Kurla Complex here. More than 80 percent of the tickets were given away free to those who took part in social activities in support of Global Citizen India across the country.

More than 80,000 fans from across the country will be seen thronging the event. The festival will have performances by international as well as Indian celebrities. Apart from Coldplay, Jay Z, Demi Lovato and The Vamps from abroad and Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, A.R. Rahman, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif and many more from the Indian film industry are expected to attend.

Global Citizen Festival is focused on creating an impact in areas of education, equality, and clean water and sanitation.

The festival, launched in 2012, takes place annually at New York City's Central Park. It partners with the Global Poverty Project, a movement aiming to end extreme poverty by 2030. (ANI)

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