Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw throughout his go to to Odisha final week introduced that quickly India’s premier prepare Vande Bharat Express shall be linked to Shree Jagannath Dham Puri quickly. His assertion got here a few days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced on India’s seventy fifth Independence Day speech that 75 new Vande Bharat trains shall be launched in 75 weeks of ‘Azadi Ka Mahotsav’.
“Puri is one of the most popular tourist and religious destinations in the world and has rich cultural significance. Development of Puri station is underway and plan is there to bring Vande Bharat Express to Puri,” he informed the media throughout his go to to Puri.
During his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced that 75 Vande Bharat trains shall be launched connecting each nook of the nation in 75 weeks of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence.
Vaishnaw, together with Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, was in Odisha final week to participate within the ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’. He obtained a rousing welcome on the airport. This was the primary go to of the 2 ministers to Odisha, after reshuffle of the Union council of ministers on July 7.
Soon after reaching Odisha, each the leaders visited Jagannath Temple in Puri. As the temple has not been reopened for devotees from different locations excluding Puri, each the leaders paid obeisance on the Singhadwara (Lions Gate). BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra additionally accompanied them.
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The leaders additionally visited the Satyabadi Bana Bidyalaya. Pradhan mentioned he was very eager to go to the varsity on his first go to to Odisha after taking cost as Education Minister. He interacted with the academics and college students learning there.
As per schedule, Vaishnav left for Rayagada on the Hirakhand Express. He will go to Koraput, Jeypore, Nabarangpur, Bhawanipatna, Bolangir and arrive in Bhubaneswar on August 22.
Pradhan will maintain programmes in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, and Khurda.
(With IANS inputs)
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