Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik flags off 6th pilgrimage train of ‘Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana’

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik flags off 6th pilgrimage train of ‘Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana’ from Sambalpur railway station through video conferencing; senior citizens to visit Shirdi, Nasik, Trimbakeshwar.

Transport Minister Nrusingha Charan Sahu, Health and Law Minister Pratap Jena, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi and other senior officials were present.

Earlier, a special train had left for Pushkar and Ajmer in Rajasthan boarding as many as 1024 pilgrims from the central division, comprising of 10 districts in November last year.

This scheme, an initiative of the state Tourism Department, is meant for the senior citizens to give them a chance in the lifetime to visit the important pilgrimage centres of the country.

 

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