The Prime Minister flags off eight trains at the reopened Ayodhya railway station.

Along the way, cultural troupes gave performances that Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended.

On December 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually launched two Amrit Bharat and six Vande Bharat trains as well as the renovated Ayodhya railway station.

In addition, he will open an airport and build the groundwork for numerous development initiatives for Uttar Pradesh. Prime Minister Modi had a roadshow from the airport to the railway station after arriving in the temple town, and he was welcomed by a sizable crowd that had gathered along its path. Mr. Modi waved to people from his car and once opened the door to give them a wave in return. In celebration of him, people threw petals from flowers and held signs.

Along the way, the Prime Minister attended performances by cultural groups.

Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, who met Mr. Modi at the airport, wrote on X, “Hearty welcome and greetings to respected Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji in Shri Ayodhya Dham…”

The roadshow was to take place once the airport and train station were inaugurated. The Prime Minister toured the station after it was officially opened. Mr. Adityanath, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, and other others were with him. Mr. Vaishnaw gave Mr. Modi an update on the station. According to officials, the first phase of the reconstructed Ayodhya Dham Junction Railway Station has been completed at an expense of about ₹240 crore.

The three-story train station structure has amenities including waiting areas, cloak rooms, escalators, snack plazas, stores for puja supplies, and lifts.

According to the officials, the station building is “accessible for all” and a “green station building certified by IGBC.”

The Darbhanga-Ayodhya-Anand Vihar Terminal Amrit Bharat Express and the Malda Town-Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminus (Bengaluru) Amrit Bharat Express were both officially inaugurated by the prime minister. He indicated the presence of six new Vande Bharat Trains. These include the Ayodhya-Anand Vihar Terminal Vande Bharat Express, the Coimbatore-Bangalore Cantt Vande Bharat Express, the Mangalore-Madgaon Vande Bharat Express, the Jalna-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express, the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express, and the Amritsar-Delhi Vande Bharat Express.

In addition, Mr. Modi will take part in a public event where he will inaugurate and lay the cornerstones for development initiatives for Uttar Pradesh valued at over ₹15,700 crore. Approximately ₹11,100 crore of these projects are for the development of Ayodhya and its environs, and approximately ₹4,600 crore are for other projects involving work in Uttar Pradesh. This prime ministerial visit precedes the ‘pran pratishtha’, or consecration rite, of this Ram temple.

The prime minister will be present at the temple’s consecration ceremony, which is scheduled for January 22. The temple is currently under construction.

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