Ludhiana: Under Punjab Government’s Chief Minister Tirath Darshan Yatra Scheme, a special train carrying pilgrims from Dakha constituency to Sri Hazur Sahib (Nanded) was flagged off by Dakha MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali from Railway Station, Mullanpur on Wednesday morning. This train is carrying more than 1,000 pilgrims from Dakha constituency and several government officials.
According to Manpreet Singh Ayali, the train will have around 15 coaches and would reach Nanded on June 10. He stated that the Punjab government will pay for this comfortable journey enabling people to have ‘darshan’ of the holy places in Nanded. He said that to facilitate passengers, help counter and welcome counter will also be set up at the railway station. The employees deputed at these counters will help passengers in every possible way.
MLA Ayali also thanked Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for starting ‘Chief Minister Tirath Yatra Darshan Yojana’, which has been well received by the people of state. He said that any pilgrim can undertake this pilgrimage by simply giving his or her medical fitness medical fitness certificate and requisite identity proof. Adding, Ayali added that the Railways will provide meals thrice a day to all the passengers aboard the train. He also appealed the passengers to carry the berth number, medical fitness certificate, one passport size photo, original of any government issued identity card, bedding and clothes as per requirement.
He appealed the people to not leave their seats once they have occupied it. Also carrying arms aboard the train is strictly prohibited. Senior Akali leader Harvir Singh Ayali, Market Committee Mullanpur Chairman Amarjit Singh Mullanpur and several others were present. Railways will provide meals thrice a day to all the passengers aboard the train Dakha MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali flags off pilgrims’ train from Railway Station, Mullanpur on Wednesday..
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