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Construction of Ram-Janki Marg will be expedited: UP CM

Press Trust of India  |  Ayodhya 

today said the construction of the Ram-Janki Marg from here to Nepal's Janakpur would be expedited, a day after and his Nepalese counterpart inaugurated a bus service between the two sacred Hindu cities.

The was in Ayodhya to receive a Nepalese delegation that reached here today by the Indo-bus service.

The bus was flagged-off by the prime ministers and K P Sharma Oli from Janakpur in the nation.

The Ram-Janki Marg -- connecting Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama, to Janakpur, the birthplace of -- is part of a Ramayana Circuit that aims to promote religious tourism in and

The Nepalese delegation comprised political leaders and officials and they were apprised of the road through a brochure of the information department.

The Ram-Janki road will reduce between Ayodhya in to Janakpur in from eleven hours to seven hours, Adityanath said.

"This is Modiji's best effort to connect of Nepal and ..I thank him for this direct bus service. Both the governments (and Nepal) are finalising the agreement to fix the route and duration," he said.

"Times have changed, ages have passed since Lord Rama's visit to Janakpur, but the relation between both the countries cannot be breached. The relation of India and Nepal will remain intact," the said.

Speaking on the occasion, Saroj Kumar Kushwaha, a minister from Nepal's Province-2, said, "There is an unbreakable relation of and Sita, both the nations must remember this."

Usha Yadav, also a minister, urged the to cooperate in the development of the Madhesi community.

"Women in both countries share the same status of suppression and harassment, governments must take initiative to support them," she said.

The Ram-Janki Marg, according to the brochure, will pass through 14 districts of Uttar Pradesh and

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 19:10 IST