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Kashi Mahakal Express Leaves Varanasi, Seat Reserved For Lord Shiva

New Delhi: Lord Shiva had a seat reserved for Him for the primary time ever on a prepare, the Kashi Mahakal Categorical that hyperlinks three Jyotirlingas in two states and was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday from Varanasi.

After embarking upon the novel concept, the Railways authorities are additional mulling if they need to make a reserved seat for the “Bhole Baba” a everlasting function of the prepare, which can join three Jyotirlingas — Omkareshwar close to Indore, Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain and Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi.

Seat quantity 64 in coach B5 was reserved and left vacant for the deity, Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar advised PTI.

The nationwide transporter launched its third IRCTC-operated service, the PSU’s third company prepare, from Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi to Indore in Madhya Pradesh and has named it Kashi Mahakal Categorical.

“It’s for the primary time {that a} seat has been reserved and left vacant for the deity Lord Shiva.

“Even a temple has been drawn on the seat to make individuals conscious that the seat is reserved for the Lord Mahakal in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain,” Kumar stated.

He stated a call whether or not to make this a everlasting fixture of the prepare is but to be taken.

Mild devotional music, two devoted non-public guards in each coach and solely vegetarian meals can be a few of the new options of the totally 3-AC service that can run thrice every week between Varanasi and Indore.

The prepare will cowl 1,131 km between Varanasi and Indore through Lucknow and a distance of 1,102 km between Varanasi and Indore through Prayagraj (Allahabad) in roughly 19 hours.


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