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Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state in the country to Offer Free Air Travel to Pilgrims

Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state in the country to Offer Free Air Travel to Pilgrims – Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state in the country to execute pilgrimage by air on government expenditure under the Mukhya Mantri Teerth-Darshan Yojana.

In this regard, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan flagged off a batch of 32 senior citizens on pilgrimage to UP’s Prayagraj from Bhopal via flight under the ‘Mukhya Mantri Tirath Yatra Yojana’.

So far, 7, 82,000 elderly people were received pilgrimage in 782 special trains under the scheme.

MP Govt led by Chief Minister Chouhan made an effective action plan for the month of May to July to make the benefits of Mukhya Mantri Tirth-Darshan Yojana by air easily available to the elders of the state, which has been scheduled to be launched on May 21st, 2023 from Bhopal to Prayagraj.

Mukhya Mantri Tirth-Darshan Yojana Schedule

  • On May 23 pilgrims of the Agar-Malwa district will depart from Indore airport for Shirdi.
  • On May 25, pilgrims of Betul district will depart from Bhopal airport via Agra airport for Mathura-Vrindavan.
  • On May 26, pilgrims of Dewas will depart from Indore airport for Shirdi, and on June 3 pilgrims of Khandwa from Indore airport via Kolkata for Gangasagar.

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