Train for Ayodhya pilgrimage to leave city on Dec 3: Kejriwal
Hindustan Times|November 25, 2021
AAP supremo and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that his government has added Tamil Nadu’s Velankanni Church in the list of pilgrimage sites under the scheme, which caters to senior citizens of the national capital.
Sweta Goswami

The first train to Ayodhya as part of the Delhi government's free pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens will leave on December 3, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday.

He also added the Velankanni church in Tamil Nadu to the government's list of free pilgrimage sites for Christian residents of the national capital.

"Last month, I visited the Ram temple in Ayodhya. After returning, I got Ayodhya included in the Delhi government's Mukhya Mantri Teerth Yatra Yojna. Today, I am happy to announce that the first train for Ayodhya with the city's senior citizens will leave from Delhi on December 3. Every senior citizen can bring a young attendant to take care of them. The cost of both will be borne by the government," Kejriwal said.

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