India Government Subsidies Hindu Pilgrims

Date 2000/10/31 22:48:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


Source: Press Trust of India





DELHI, INDIA: Indian Railways announced a special fare for pilgrims from Delhi to the Vaishno Devi Shrine near Jammu, on the border with Kashmir, 500 miles from Delhi. This famed shrine to the Goddess attracts hundreds of thousands of pilgrims every year. Now they can travel by train and bus from Delhi, stay in hotels, have vegetarian meals for just $65/person for a three-day trip.







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