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Tourism Minister Reddy Lays Foundation Stone For Komuravelli Railway Station In Siddipet, Telangana

G Kishan Reddy and Mohan Yadav laid the foundation stone for the Komuravelli Railway Station in Siddipet District, Telangana. The station aims to improve transportation to the renowned Komuravelli Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, attracting millions of devotees annually.

Significance of Komuravelli Temple Town

  • Komuravelli village hosts the famous Komuravelli Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, a significant pilgrimage site.
  • About 25 lakh devotees from four different states visit the temple town each year for darshan of the presiding deity.

Government Initiatives to Enhance Transport Connectivity

  • Union Tourism Minister Kishan Reddy emphasized the importance of Komuravelli as a temple town and the need for improved transport facilities.
  • The Railway Ministry sanctioned the halting station on the Manoharabad-Kothapalli railway line to provide essential train connectivity, fulfilling local aspirations.

Proposals for Infrastructure Development

  • Minister Reddy highlighted the proposal for a Regional Ring Road to Hyderabad, estimated at 26 thousand crore rupees, pending cooperation from the new Congress Government.
  • Additionally, a proposal for a Ring Railway Line linking 8-9 districts in Telangana is actively under consideration.

Economic Benefits of Improved Railway Facilities

  • Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav noted the increased passenger utility with the introduction of Metro and Vande Bharat trains.
  • Enhancing railway facilities is expected to stimulate business growth and create employment opportunities in the region.

Future Prospects and Collaboration

  • Rajya Sabha Member Dr. K Lakshman reiterated the importance of the Komuravelli Railway Station in fostering regional connectivity and socio-economic development.
  • The project underscores the commitment of both central and state governments to enhance infrastructure and promote pilgrimage tourism in Telangana.

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