NEW DELHI: Even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off the first train to Ayodhya under the Delhi government’s free pilgrimage scheme amid singing, dancing, and chants of “Jai Shree Ram” outside te Safdarjung Railway Station here, he went on to allege that the Centre prevented his government from holding an event to mark the occasion.
The train departed from Safdarjung Railway Station carrying a batch of over 1,000 passengers, who under the Mukhya Mantri Tirth Yatra Yojana, were going to Ayodhya. First, the pilgrims were brought to the railway station by buses, where a program was organized by the government to send off the pilgrims. Kejriwal was accompanied by the State’s Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot and MLA Atishi.
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