Latest Updates: PM Modi Flags Off 5 Vande Bharat Trains From Bhopal In Madhya Pradesh; Checkout Here

On Tuesday, five Vande Bharat trains headed out of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, under the direction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Even though his trip to Madhya Pradesh was cancelled due to a warning of impending severe rain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday officially off five Vande Bharat trains. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, announced that PM Modi’s roadshow in Bhopal and his visit to the district of Shahdol on Tuesday had been postponed. 

Prime Minister Modi arrived at the Rani Kamalapati Railway Station in Bhopal right away to signal the departure of five Vande Bharat Express trains that connect significant cities in various regions of the nation. Due to upcoming Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, two of the Vande Bharat trains will travel there. The remaining three are in Bihar, Karnataka, and Maharashtra. This will mark the first time that there will be this many Vande Bharat trains launched in one day.

The Vande Bharat trains that have left today are the Bhopal (Rani Kamalapati)-Indore Vande Bharat Express, Bhopal (Rani Kamalapati)-Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express, Ranchi-Patna Vande Bharat Express, Dharwad-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express, and Goa (Madgaon)-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express. Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan responded to the incident by saying,  “It is a tremendous day. This shows we are advancing and India is marching ahead.”

PM Modi signals for the departure of the Vande Bharat Express train from Bhopal’s Rani Kamalapati Railway Station. On these Vande Bharat trains, young people from various schools have been invited to travel. The five trains to be launched are the Rani Kamalapati-Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express, the Khajuraho-Bhopal-Indore Vande Bharat Express, the Madgaon (Goa)-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express, the Dharwad-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express, and the Hatia-Patna Vande Bharat Express. Throughout his virtual address from Bhopal, PM Modi will also engage with BJP booth staff.

The Ranchi-Patna Vande Bharat Express, the inaugural Vande Bharat for Jharkhand and Bihar, would usher in a new era of rail travel, according to the Ministry of Railways. “I will get an opportunity to interact with lakhs of dedicated workers under the ‘Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot’ programme. This opportunity will further empower their resolve for a developed India,” Modi mentioned in another tweet in Hindi.