In order to honour the centenary celebration of the Sabarmati Ashram founded by the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, the Ministry of Railways, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the Gujarat tourism had decided to run the Gandhi Darshan Special Tourist Train.
"On behalf of the people, I want to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who allowed commencing this train which is related to the Mahatma Gandhiji.
I am sure that this nation will move forward on the basis of Gandhian ideology," Chief Minister Rupani said.
It will be a nine-day tour organised by the Railway Ministry.
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