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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
14-March-2012 14:44 IST
Coaching Terminal at Naihati and A Museum to be Named After Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
The Ministry of Railways has proposed to set up a Coaching Terminal at the birth place of Rishi Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay at Naihati, to commemorate the 175th Birth Anniversary of one of the greatest patriotic sons of India. Announcing this while introducing the Railway Budget for 2012-13 in Parliament today the Minister of Railways Shri Dinesh Trivedi said, a museum will also be set up there. He said, in memory of creator of “Vande Matram”, the Railways will run a Special Train across the country to disseminate the legacy of Bankim Chandra to the young generation.