Uttar Pradesh approves development of Ramayana, Mahabharata circuits under new tourism policy

    17-Nov-2022   
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Uttar Pradesh Government has approved the new tourism policy. The State Government has decided to develop the places associated with Lord Rama as the Ramayana Circuit and religious places associated with Lord Krishna as Krishna Circuit.
 
Uttar Pradesh approves development of Ramayana, Mahabharata 
 
State Cabinet Minister AK Sharma, while giving details about the new tourism policy and development of new areas, informed that Ayodhya, Chitrakoot, Bithoor and other places of significance during the Ramayana period will be included in the Ramayana circuit. Similarly, Mathura, Vrindavan, Gokul, Govardhan, Barsana, Nandgaon, and Baldev will be included in the Krishna circuit, while the Buddhist circuit will include Kapilvastu, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Kaushambi, Shravasti, Ramgram and other places.
 
The Cabinet Minister AK Sharma further said that Mahabharata and Shaktipeeth circuits will also be developed in the State under New Tourism Policy.
 
"Mahabharata circuit has also been envisaged. In this, places like Hastinapur, Kampilya, Echhatra, Barnawa, Mathura, Kaushambi, Gonda, and Lakshagriha have been selected. Similarly, the Shaktipeeth circuit will also be developed. It will extend from Vindhyavasini Devi, Ashtabhuja to Devipatan, Naimisharanya, Maa Lalita Devi, Maa Jwala Devi, Shakumbhari Devi from Saharanpur to Shivani Devi, Chitrakoot and Sheetla Mata, Mau," he said.