Journeys for various centres of pilgrimage will commence under Mukhyamantri Tirth-darshan Yojana from June 29. In these rail journeys, pilgrims from Betul, Hoshangabad, Bhopal, Raisen, Sehore, Dewas, Indore, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Dhar, Ratlam, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Datia, Bhind, Khandwa, Khargone, Barwani, Harda and Chhindwara districts will be taken to Vaisho Devi, Rameshwaram and Tirupathi.
Under the scheme, 201 pilgrims from Betul, 204 from Hoshangabad, 270 from Bhopal, 150 from Raisen and 151 pilgrims from Sehore district leave on June 29 via Betul-Hoshangabad-Habibganj. Similarly, 310 pilgrims from Neemuch, 330 from Mandsaur and 337 pilgrims from Ratlam will go from Neemuch to Rameshwaram on June 30 and 372 pilgrims from Indore, 215 from Dewas, 211 from Sehore and 180 pilgrims from Dhar will go from Indore to Rameshwaram on July 9.
For Tirupathi, 260 pilgrims from Shivpuri, 301 from Gwalior, 206 from Datia and 209 pilgrims from Bhind will go from Shivpuri on July 10. Similarly, 215 pilgrims from Khandwa, 200 from Khargone, 153 from Barwani, 152 from Harda and 256 pilgrims from Chhindwara will go to Rameshwaram on July 14.