Renovation of ghats in Chitrakoot to start tomorrow

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Bhopal, Nov 20 (UNI) Several projects related to renovation of 'ghats' on Mandakni river at famous pilgrim spot Chitrakoot at a cost of Rs eight crore and development of 'Ram Path' in neighbouring districts is kicking off tomorrow.

Culture Minister Lakshmikant Sharma told reporters here today that the projects would be starting in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Junapeethadheeshwar Swami Awdheshanad and Sadhvi Ritambhara besides other members of 'Sant Samaj'.

Besides renovation of ghats, several projects for development of 'Ram Path' from Panna, Jabalpur, Shahdol, Satna, Uchera, Bedhaghat, Bandhavgarh to Amarkantak would be implemented, highlighting the path travelled by Lord Rama during his exile.

The Culture department was also chalking out schemes for establishing 'Leela Gurukul' besides setting up other 'gurukuls' and a art museum.

The government had got approval from the Centre to develop these ghats at a cost of Rs eight crore. A part of Chitrakoot is situated in Madhya Pradesh, while the other part is in Uttar Pradesh.


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