Prime Minister Modi's Visit to Ayodhya on December 30, 2023: Key Facts

Key Projects:

  • Maharishi Valmiki International Airport: A newly built airport named after the revered author of the Ramayana.

Maharishi Valmiki International Airport, Ayodhya

  • Redeveloped Ayodhya Railway Station: Upgraded station with improved facilities and connectivity.

Redeveloped Ayodhya Railway Station

  • Four New Roads: Rampath, Bhaktipath, Dharampath, and Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Path, aimed at enhancing accessibility to the temple.
  • Other Infrastructure Projects: Railway line doubling, highway development, and various beautification initiatives.

Additional Highlights:

  • Public Address: PM Modi addressed a public gathering, emphasizing the government's commitment to Ayodhya's development and highlighting the religious and cultural significance of the city.
  • Flag Off Ceremony: He flagged two new Amrit Bharat trains and six new Vande Bharat trains, connecting Ayodhya to other major cities.
  • Warm Welcome: PM Modi received a grand welcome from Ayodhya residents, with enthusiastic crowds lining the streets for his roadshow.

Overall Impact:

  • PM Modi's visit significantly boosts Ayodhya's development and pilgrimage tourism.
  • The inaugurated projects are expected to improve connectivity, infrastructure, and accessibility to the city.

The visit also holds symbolic importance in the context of the upcoming Ram Temple consecration ceremony.

About The Author

Ashwin Roy is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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