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Tag: Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana

CM flags off train carrying senior citizens on a pilgrimage

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday flagged off a train carrying senior citizens on a pilgrimage at Balasore railway station through video conferencing. Under the Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana (BNTYY) programme of the state government around 3,000 pilgrims get an opportunity to go on a pilgrimage every year. The train will take senior […]

Senior citizen dies after returning from pilgrimage

Berhampur: A senior citizen pilgrim died after he fell sick during the travel to South India under Government’s pilgrimage scheme Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana. The deceased identified as Bhagaban Maharana of Balajipentha in Berhampur fell sick suddenly due to asthma during his trip to Tirupati. He was also administered required treatment during the journey. […]

Close shave for Odia pilgrims as truck hits bus in Vellore

Bhubaneswar: Around 30 senior citizens from Odisha who were on a pilgrimage had a close shave today after a bus in which they were travelling met with an accident in Vellore of Tamil Nadu. All of them sustained minor injuries and left for their destination soon after the first aid, sources said. The incident occurred […]

1000 senior citizens go on pilgrimage under govt scheme

Berhampur: As many as 1000 senior citizens left for Tirupati of Andhra Pradesh and Vellore of Tamil Nadu on a pilgrimage trip from Berhampur on Thursday under government’s Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana. The pilgrims boarded a special train arranged by the State government after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the second phase of […]