Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off, the first ever direct train between Kamakhya in Assam to Katra – Vaishno Devi in Jammu & Kashmir which will connect the two pilgrim towns of Devi Peeth of Maa Kamakhya and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.
The train, which is first of its kind, will cover a distance of 2605 km in about 53 hours passing the through the States of Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, UP, Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir. The train, to begin with, will operate on the weekly basis and will help in not only promoting pilgrim tourism between two most revered “Teertha Sthals” of India, but will also connect J&K directly with Northeast.
So let’s do:
1. Who is the Union DoNER Minister ?
2. Who is the Chief Minister of Assam ?
Source – The Hindu