NCP chair Prachanda proposes Lumbini-Pashupatinath-Janakpur religious circuit
Kathmandu, May 13: Nepal Communist Party Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has spoken of the need of creating a religious circuit connecting Lumbini, Pashupatinath and Janakpur.
Addressing the ‘National Luminary Janaki Birth Anniversary Programme organized jointly by Nepal Academy and the Mithila Academy at the capital today, NCP Chair Prachanda said the religious tourism could be promoted by linking these major religious sites.
He further suggested that the world’s attention could be drawn if a circuit linking Hinduism and Buddhism could be developed by connecting Janakpur, Pashupatinath and Lumbini.
Likewise, Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Dhan Bahadur Budha said that Sita’s birthplace, Janakpur, would be developed into a historic city. (RSS)