There is good news for those going to Ayodhya to see Ramlala. Now Aastha special train has left for Ayodhya from Jalandhar in Punjab. A large number of Ram devotees boarded this train on Friday. Before the departure of the train, the passengers shouted ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and the entire railway station echoed with it. Meanwhile, another Aastha special train left Kochuveli railway station in Thiruvananthapuram for Ayodhya at 10 am on Friday. BJP leader and former Minister of State for Railways O. Rajagopal flagged off this train in which 103 people were aboard. A total of 972 people have made bookings to travel to Ayodhya by this train. 103 passengers boarded the train from Thiruvananthapuram, while 111 passengers had booked from Kochuveli station.
Earlier, on Monday, Aastha special train had left from Secunderabad railway station in Hyderabad with the first batch of Ram devotees. A total of 1,346 devotees were aboard this train. Slogans of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ were also raised at Secunderabad Railway Station. At the same time, about 1400 devotees from Ahmedabad, Gujarat have reached Ayodhya by Aastha special train for the darshan of Ram. This train was flagged off from Sabarmati railway station late on Wednesday night. On the occasion of the departure of the train, the entire atmosphere there became festive. With the aim of providing easy darshan of this grand Ram temple to the devotees, Aastha special train has been started from Ahmedabad to Ayodhya.
More than 200 Aastha special trains are being run
It is known that Aastha special trains have been run to take Ram devotees to Ram temple in Ayodhya for darshan of Ramlala. According to Railways, there are 20 sleeper coaches fitted in the Aastha special train. About 1,400 people can travel in a train. Ramlala’s life was consecrated in the grand Ram temple on 22 January. Since then, more than 200 Aastha special trains are being run for Ayodhya from various cities across the country. Ram devotees have liked traveling by these trains very much. People are reaching Ayodhya in a very convenient manner and having darshan of their idol Ramlala.