Union Minister For Culture, Tourism, And Development Of North Eastern Region G. Kishan Reddy flagged off the first Baba Saheb Ambedkar Yatra – Bharat Gaurav Train at Nizamuddin Railway Station in Delhi, on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti.

The 8-day tour includes visits to places linked to Dr. Ambedkar like New Delhi, Mhow, Nagpur, Sanchi, Sarnath, Gaya, Rajgir and Nalanda.


The ‘Bharat Gaurav Tourist train’ is being operated under the ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ initiative which is aimed at promoting domestic tourism, and is a joint collaboration between the Ministries of Tourism and Railways.


“The Bharat Gaurav Tourist train aims to give glimpses of life of Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Ambedkar to all the passengers”G. Kishan ReddyUnion Minister for Culture and TourismThe eight-day special tour will include visits to prominent places associated with the life of Dr. Ambedkar like New Delhi, Mhow, Nagpur and sacred Buddhist sites of Sanchi, Sarnath, Gaya, Rajgir, and Nalandawhere tourists would be taken to the B.R. Ambedkar memorial.

The next stop would be at his birthplace Mhow from where the train will move to Nagpur where tourists proceed to visit Deekshabhoomi, a consecrated monument of Navayana Buddhism.

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