The Delhi government has started preparing to start the Chief Minister’s pilgrimage scheme again on four routes including Ayodhya. If all goes well, by the end of this month, this scheme, which has been closed for more than one and a half years, will start again. The tourism department has been directed to prepare a memorandum of understanding with the Railways in this regard. The government has planned the journey keeping in mind the Kovid protocol of other states.
The Delhi government has held a meeting with the officials of the Railways, Tourism Department to resume the Chief Minister’s pilgrimage scheme. In the 13 routes on which the government conducts pilgrimage, the Kovid protocol was discussed in the meeting in the states. After this it has been decided that in the first phase of the plan, the journey will start on four routes. These four routes include Vaishno Devi, Ayodhya, Amritsar-Wagah Border, Anandpur Sahib and Rameshwaram.
For Delhi to Vaishno Devi Yatra, if both the Kovid vaccines are in place, there is no need for a Kovid test. If a vaccine has been given then RTPCR test report is needed. The Ayodhya route has been included in this plan by the Delhi government a few days back. A senior Delhi government official said that the tourism department has been asked to prepare the draft at the earliest, so that it will be started by the end of November in agreement with the railways.
Preparation for these routes in the first phase
2. Delhi-Amritsar-Wagah Border-Anandpur Sahib
The Ayodhya route has been included in this plan by the Delhi government a few days back.