Mormugao MLA Sankalp Amonkar flags off one of the biggest batch of 900 devotees leaving for Tirupati under the CM Dev Darshan Yatra scheme from Vasco Railway station



Mormugao MLA Sankalp Amonkar on Tuesday flagged off one of the biggest batch of around 900 devotees that left to Tirupati from Vasco Railway station under the CM Dev Darshan Yatra scheme
Amonkar along with his wife and Councillor Shraddha Amonkar, Mormugao BJP Mandal President Sanjay Satardekar, Ravindra Bhavan Chairman Jayant Jadhav and others greeted the devotees on the Vasco Railway station and wished them well for the journey
Sankalp Amonkar later speaking to media expressed gratitude to the CM Dr Pramod Sawant and Social Welfare Minister Subhash Faldesai for the scheme that had benefited a lot of families , especially the senior citizens from Mormugao Constituency
” Such schemes promote unity and a religious well being in society and has to reach to everyone so that they get an opportunity to visit the religious places. The scheme has made a lot of people happy because they feel lucky to visit religious places without any money being spent and also have the entire trip well organised from start to end . The batch is of around 900 devotees of which around 90 percent have never been to Tirupati before and they have been giving their blessings to the Government for providing this opportunity. This train will now leave from Vasco to Margao and the train to Tirupati will be flagged off from Margao at the hands of Social Welfare Minister Subhash Faldesai himself” said Amonkar
Amonkar thanked all his Karyakartas who went house to house explaining the CM Dev Darshan Yatra scheme and its benefits to the people
” We have recieved many more applications, as many as around 1400 from devotees who want to go to Shirdi , Vailankanni and Ajmer and we will soon make arrangements to get this batch moving towards other religious places as well within the next 15 days ” said Amonkar
Municipal Councillor Shraddha Amonkar said that many senior citizens had their own reservation of participating in the scheme
” Many of the devotees are senior citizens and some are not in a very good financial position while some need persons to take care of them as senior citizens. Our Karyakartas have explained to them that the entire trip is well organised and people will be travelling as a whole big group with food and accommodation and even Darshan made available to them. Entire Familes of people have left for this trip where every arrangements are made ,right from start to end. Many of the people, especially senior citizens have now had their dreams fulfilled by the Goa Government. Our Karyakartas have also played a major role by explaining the schemes and even filling their forms thus building a confidence amongst devotees on the CM Dev Darshan Yatra scheme ” said Amonkar


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