Dr. L. Murugan meets Minister of Railways Shri. Ashwini Vaishnav, requests for broad-gauge railway line from Erode to Palani via Dharapuram
07 SEP 2021 1:11PM by PIB Delhi
Union Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying Dr L Murugan met with the Minister of Railways Shri. Ashwini Vaishnav to discuss new broad-gauge railway line from Erode to Palani via Dharapuram.
It is a long pending demand of people of Dharapuram to have broad gauge railway line for all round development of the people and boost agri-economy of the region.
Dr. Murugan also requested to start a regular express train from Varanasi to Rameshwaram via Kancheepuram. It will help to connect the heritage city Kancheepuram with Ramayan circuit to boost domestic tourism.
Shri. Ashwini Vaishnav gave detailed thought on both the requests during the meeting and assured for all possible help to develop and upgrade railway network in Tamil Nadu.
(Release ID: 1752778)
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