Digital Desk, Bhopal. After the saffron uniform of the waiters of the Ramayana Circuit Special train was embroiled in controversy, the Ministry of Railways agreed and now an order has been given to change the dress of the waiters. IRCTC itself tweeted this information. Let us tell that the saints of Ujjain had raised objections to his clothes, turban and Rudraksha garland. He had written a letter to the Railway Minister, warning that if the dress of the waiters was not changed, then the train would be stopped. And will oppose the next trip.
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first trip of ramayana circuit special train started
Let us tell you that the first trip of Ramayana Circuit Special train started on 7th November. Which this train had left from Delhi’s Safdarganj railway station with 156 passengers. IRCTC has run Deluxe AC Tourist Train under Dekho Apna Desh initiative to promote religious tourism. The dress code of the waiters of this train has been kept saffron. Due to which the ruckus of the sages has started. However, after the protest, the Ministry of Railways agreed and now the dress of the waiters has changed.
Paramhans Awadhesh Puri Maharaj lodged a protest
Let us tell you that Paramhans Awadhesh Puri Maharaj, former General Secretary of Akhara Parishad in Ujjain, had opposed this train by issuing a statement. He had warned that the uniform of the waiters should be changed soon, otherwise the Sant Samaj will protest on the next trip of the train on 12th December. Thousands of Hindus will protest in front of the train. However, in view of this protest, the Railway Ministry has immediately withdrawn its decisions and ordered to change the dress code.
Train coach is no less special than hotel
Let us tell you that Ramayana Express has been specially designed. In AC coach trains, comfortable chair tables have been installed here by removing the side berths. So that the passenger can enjoy the journey. In this, passengers will get a kit like a hotel. A separate toilet has also been constructed. In which there is a special arrangement for bathing. Two dining coaches have been prepared in the train, where hot food will be served to the passengers. All arrangements have been made for the convenience of the passengers.
First stop of the Yatra in Ayodhya
Let us tell you that the Ramayana circuit went from Safdarganj to Ayodhya, the birth place of Shri Ram. Here the pilgrims were given darshan of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple, Shri Hanuman Temple and Bharat Mandir in Nandigram. The passengers were then taken to Sitamarhi, where Janaki’s birth place and the Ram-Janaki temple at Janakpur, Nepal were visited. After returning from Nepal, the stop of the train was Kashi. Then from Chitrakoot to Nasik, Kishkindha went to Hampi and Rameshwaram. It is worth noting that this train will return after traveling 7,500 km by road and rail on the 17th day.
The second Ramayana Express will run on December 12
In view of the demand of passengers, IRCTC has decided to run the second Ramayana Circuit Express. According to railway officials, the second train will leave on December 12. Passengers will be able to book online on IRCTC website https://www.irctctourism.com. It will cost Rs 1,02,095 per person for travel in AC first and Rs 82,950 for travel in AC second class. Now it is being estimated that this time the number of passengers in the train trip is also expected to increase.