Tarun Vijay calls on Union Tourism Minister
Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Tarun Vijay called on Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma here on Monday.
During the meeting, he requested Dr. Sharma for getting the statue of Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar at Kanyakumari connected with a bridge to the main land.
In his representation, Vijay said that Thiruvalluvar is India's symbol of culture, philosophy and civilization and millions of tourists have to reach the grand statue after crossing the rough sea.
"Constructing the bridge will be a significant contribution for India's culture and especially for the great Tamil society," he said.
Vijay also invited Dr. Sharma to visit the Thiruvalluvar Statue on January 11 to pay homage to the great saint and join the ThiruvalluvarThiruPayanam.
Culture Secretary Ravindra Singh and Tourism Secretary Lalit Panwar were also present during the meeting. (ANI)