A large Sant Nagari will be created as an attraction for modern-day tourists in Gujarat, Finance Minister Vajubhai Vala announced today in his budget speech.
The proposed Sant Nagari will house an exhibition of preaching and traditions of more than 2500 saints from all over the India of last five hundred years.
The Sant Nagari will come up at a cost of Rs 10 crore allotted in this budget.
Vala also announced a Ramayan train in southern Gujarat’s Dang region where Ramayan related places are still popular including Pavan Putra Hanuman’s birth place Anjani Kund, Anjani Mata’s Anjani cave, Gautam Ashram, A place Unai where Lord Rama pulled out water from the ground using arrow because Sitaji needed water for having bath. This series would be developed as Ram Hanuman Pavan Path.
Vala also announced Buddhist circuit in Gujarat for tourists.