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The Bharat Gaurav tourist train tour on Ambedkar Circuit flagged off from New Delhi
Ambedkar Circuit
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The Bharat Gaurav tourist train tour on Ambedkar Circuit flagged off from New Delhi

| @indiablooms | 14 Apr 2023, 10:34 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bharat Gaurav Tourist train tour on Ambedkar Circuit was flagged off on Friday by Tourism and Culture Minister G. Kishan Reddy and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station.

This is the first tour on the Ambedkar circuit which will last for 8 days and includes a visit to prominent places associated with the life of the Father of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar like New Delhi, Mhow, Nagpur, and sacred Buddhist sites like Sanchi, Sarnath, Gaya and Rajgir and Nalanda in the tour itinerary.

On the occasion, G.K Reddy said that the Bharat Gaurav Tourist train aims to give glimpses of the life of Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Ambedkar to all the passengers.

The Minister said that the train also aims to promote domestic tourism and the spirit of "Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat".

The Indian government has developed the sites related to Babasaheb Ambedkar not only in India but also in London, he said.

The visit to Baba Saheb Ambedkar Memorial in New Delhi is a key attraction covered in the tour.

Freshly cooked vegetarian meals will be served on board to the guests in their respective seats from the well-equipped modern pantry car. The train has also been fitted with an infotainment system for the entertainment of the passengers as well as for public announcements. From clean toilets to enhanced security features of CCTV Cameras and Security Guards for each coach have also been provided for the tourists.

Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train launch is in line with the Centre’s “Dekho Apna Desh” to promote special interest circuits in domestic Tourism.

A group of stakeholders including Tour Operators, Tour Guides, Journalists, Buddhist Associations, Gautam Buddha University, and Members of the Yuva Tourism Club is taking the tour as part of the Ministry of Tourism’s efforts to promote and popularise this special initiative.

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