Govt flags off Bharat Gaurav trains linking India-Nepal
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Govt flags off Bharat Gaurav trains linking India-Nepal

The central government has flagged off the Bharat Gaurav train connecting India and Nepal.

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) G Kishan Reddy, along with Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, flagged off the Bharat Gaurav train from Safdarjung railway station in Delhi.

Reddy said that the first trip of the train operating on the Ramayana Circuit would cover all the religious destinations of Janakpur for the first time and other destinations, including Ayodhya, Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Panchvati, Hampi, Rameshwaram and Bhadrachalam.

He said the Ministry of Tourism, along with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), and the Ministry of Railways, has also proposed Bharat Gaurav tourist trains for the Krishna Circuit, Buddhist Circuit and others.

He added that the Bharat Gaurav trains would showcase the rich cultural, spiritual and historical heritage of India to the people of the country. It will help promote mass tourism and provide an opportunity for people to explore the architecture, cultural and historical marvels of India.

He added that the exterior of the coaches of the trains is designed as a kaleidoscope of Bharat Gaurav or Pride of India.

Vaishnaw also said that these trains aim to showcase the diverse culture and rich heritage of the country.

IRCTC is currently operating the special comfort category tourist trains to promote this theme-based tourism. The coaches have recently undergone refurbishment and have upgraded amenities and services.

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Also read: Coimbatore-Shirdi first private train flagged under Bharat Gaurav

The central government has flagged off the Bharat Gaurav train connecting India and Nepal. The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) G Kishan Reddy, along with Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, flagged off the Bharat Gaurav train from Safdarjung railway station in Delhi. Reddy said that the first trip of the train operating on the Ramayana Circuit would cover all the religious destinations of Janakpur for the first time and other destinations, including Ayodhya, Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Panchvati, Hampi, Rameshwaram and Bhadrachalam. He said the Ministry of Tourism, along with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), and the Ministry of Railways, has also proposed Bharat Gaurav tourist trains for the Krishna Circuit, Buddhist Circuit and others. He added that the Bharat Gaurav trains would showcase the rich cultural, spiritual and historical heritage of India to the people of the country. It will help promote mass tourism and provide an opportunity for people to explore the architecture, cultural and historical marvels of India. He added that the exterior of the coaches of the trains is designed as a kaleidoscope of Bharat Gaurav or Pride of India. Vaishnaw also said that these trains aim to showcase the diverse culture and rich heritage of the country. IRCTC is currently operating the special comfort category tourist trains to promote this theme-based tourism. The coaches have recently undergone refurbishment and have upgraded amenities and services. Image Source Also read: Coimbatore-Shirdi first private train flagged under Bharat Gaurav

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