Uttarakhand delegation led by Member of Parliament Shri Tarun Vijay presenting a picture of Ma Nanda Devi to Railway Minister Shri Sadamnand Gowda ji
Modi govt renames AC Express as Nanda Devi Express -
Thanks a million to Railway Minister Gowda ji
Shri Tarun Vijay hailed for a successful effort
13th August 2014- Dehradun-- On the occasion of world's longest spiritual Himalayan journey( 280 kms, 19 days, 18.500 ft altitude)Ma Nanda Devi Raj Jat , Modi govt has announced that AC Express train running between New Delhi and Dehradun will be renamed as Nanda Devi Express accepting the demand of Shri Tarun Vijay, MP Uttarakhand. Rail Minister Shri Sadanand Gowda said that the feelings of Uttarakhand's brave people ahs to be respected and hence the renaming request of Shri Tarun Vijay has been accepted.
It is noteworthy that previously Shri Tarun Vijay had the postal stamp released in the name of Nanda Devi.
A delegation of Uttarakhand people met the Rail Minister today morning to express gratitude led by Shri Tarun Vijay. Pics attached.