Newspaper stand, Amar Ujala, Varanasi Published by: Utpal kant Updated Mon May 24, 2021 1:33 AM IST
Varanasi was founded on May 24, 1956 by State Minister Dr. Sampurnanand officially recognized. On the tenth page of the Varanasi Gazetteer, published in 1965, the date of the change of the administrative name of the district in Varanasi is dated May 24, 1956. It is just a coincidence that according to the date given in the Indian calendar, Vaisakh was the sum of the full moon and lunar eclipse.
The fame of the city in the Kashi part of Skanda Purana is said in 15,000 shlokas. In the Matsya Purana, Lord Shiva describes Varanasi and says Pu Siddhagandharveshvita. Entry Tripatha Ganga Tasmin Kshetra Mama Darling. That is, dear, I love the area where the sacred Tripathga Ganga River flows in Varanasi, served by the Siddha Gandharvas.
( News Source – Amar Ujala )