On 20th January 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Circuit House near Somnath Temple in Gujarat through video conferencing. The Circuit House has been built at a cost of over Rs 30 crore.
- PM emphasised Swachcha Bharat Abhiyaan (cleanliness), convenience of the people, facilities and modern thinking to boost India’s domestic tourism.
- The PM insisted on adopting ‘vocal for locals’ that includes local tourism.
- Participants – Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupendrabhai Patel, state ministers, Members of Parliament, Temple Trust members participated in the function.
i.Some Historic destinations: PM Modi has stated about the following historic destinations such as APJ Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameshwaram , the historical places associated with Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Krantiveer Shyamji Krishna Varma, and the Adivasi museums built across India.
ii.Other Tourist circuits: The other 15 theme based tourist circuits that are exist in India includes Buddhist Circuit, Coastal Circuit, Desert Circuit, Eco Circuit, Heritage Circuit, Himalayan Circuit, Krishna Circuit, North-East Circuit, Ramayana Circuit, Rural Circuit, Spiritual Circuit, Sufi Circuit, Tirthankar Circuit, Tribal Circuit and Wildlife Circuit.
–PM launches ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore’
On 20th January 2022 PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the launch of ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore’ via video conferencing.
- The launch event was held on the occasion of the 53rd Ascension Anniversary of Pitashri Prajapita Brahma, Founding Father of Brahma Kumaris.
On the Event:
i.Under the programme, the yearlong initiatives dedicated to Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by the Brahma Kumaris were unveiled which include more than 30 campaigns and over 15000 programs and events.
ii.PM inaugurated 7 initiatives of Brahma Kumaris which includes My India Healthy India, Atma Nirbhar Bharat: Self Reliant Farmers, Women: Flag Bearers of India, Power of Peace Bus Campaign, Andekha Bharat Cycle Rally, United India Motor Bike Campaign, and green initiatives under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
About Brahma Kumaris:
i.Brahma Kumaris is a worldwide spiritual movement dedicated to personal transformation and world renewal.
ii.It was Founded in India in 1937 and has spread to across 130 countries.
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Governor – Acharya Devvrat
Stadium – Bilakhia Stadium, CB Patel International Cricket Stadium, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Stadium
Dance – Tippani, Hudo, Padhar