Shri Ramayana Yatra: First Bharat Gaurav train reaches Janakpur, Nepal

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The 14-coach train that reached Janakpur Dham station was flagged off from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station on Tuesday. The Government of India had started this initiative to reach all the major places associated with Lord Rama and Sita and build the Ramayana circuit.

Kathmandu:

The first Bharat Gaurav train to connect places connected with Ramayana circuit in India and Nepal reached Janakpur in Nepal carrying 500 tourists from India on Thursday. The 14-coach train that reached Janakpur Dham station was flagged off from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station on Tuesday. The Government of India had started this initiative to reach all the major places associated with Lord Rama and Sita and build the Ramayana circuit.

This train running on Ramayana circuit will pass through religious places of Janakpur (Nepal) as well as other famous places like Ayodhya, Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Panchavati (Nashik), Hampi, Rameswaram and Bhadrachalam. Madhes Pradesh Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut, Industries, Tourism and Forest Minister Shatrughan Mahto, Janakpurdham Mayor Manoj Kumar Shah, Nepal Railway General Manager Niranjan Jha, Indian Embassy Councilor Prasanna Srivastava in Kathmandu welcomed the passengers on the train on Thursday.

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According to the press release issued by the Indian Embassy, ​​tourists will visit Janaki Temple for darshan, watch cultural programs in the premises of Janaki Temple and participate in Ganga Aarti. They will go to Janakpurdham on June 24 before going to Sitamarhi by road on the onward journey on the Ramayana circuit of the Bharat Gaurav train. The Indian Embassy said that this train is expected to boost tourism in India and Nepal.

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