Ahead of election; Union MoS proposes Ayodhya station on Ram temple replica
Ahead of national election a year from now, Union Minister Manoj Sinha said the Railways Ministry would submit a proposal to the Union cabinet to re-construct the Ayodhya railway station as a replica of the Ram temple.
The minister of state for railways made the announcement after laying the foundation stone of projects worth more than Rs 200 crores, including Rs 80 crores for the reconstruction of the railway station.
The government is concerned about connecting Ayodhya through rail to the entire country so that Ram Bhakts may visit the place, he added.
He said the railway station would have all state-of-the-art facilities.
He also informed that Rs 1,116 crore were being spent on the double track and electrification of Faizabad Barabanki rail route and the work is expected to be completed in year 2022.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Vinay Katiyar was also present at the event.>