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Azadi Express to spread message about freedom movement

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 11:10 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) An educational tourist train 'Azadi Express' will be started to enable youths to travel to important places connected with the country's freedom movement, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Tuesday.

"The role of Indian Railways in unification of the country during the freedom struggle is historical. I propose to run an educational tourist train called 'Azadi Express' to enable our youths to travel to important places connected with the freedom movement," said Bansal, while presenting his maiden budget 2013-14.

"The train will be made attractive and affordable through concessional fares," he said.




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