Udaipur News Tid Bits – Week #5

Udaipur News Tidbits

#1 Special Trains for Ajmer From 17 May

Special trains have been announced by the railway administration to facilitate the zayreens visiting Ajmer at urs.

Train no 09636 one sided train from Agra Fort to Udaipur via Ajmer would depart from 17 May 2013 from Agra Fort and would reach Udaipur at 10:45 pm. The Chief Public Relations Officer Mr. Tarun Jain told the correspondents. The train would halt at Bharatpur, Bandikui, Jaipur, Ajmer, Nasirabad, Bijai Nagar, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Mavli and Rana Pratap Nagar Stations. The train would comprise of one Third AC, twelve Sleeper and eight Second Class coaches having a total capacity of 23 coaches.

Similarly another train having number 09633 from Udaipur to Ajmer would depart from Udaipur City Station at 11:00 pm and would arrive at Ajmer at 05:20 am next morning. This train would halt at the following railway stations Rana Pratap Nagar, Mavli Junction, Kapasan, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Bijai Nagar and Nasirabad.


#2 Thanda Thanda, Cool Cool for Gulab Bagh Zoo Animals

A total nine coolers have been installed at Gulab Bagh Zoo to relief the animals from scorching heat. Two coolers have been installed outside the cages of bear, panther, wolf and monkey. After the installation of coolers the animals were spotted having great relief from the extraordinary heat.

Mr. Arun Murdia from Gypsy Murdia Foundation has donated four coolers to the Gulab Bagh Zoo in memory of his dog Gypsy. Earlier he has donated five coolers to the zoo. The coolers have been installed outside the cages of the above said animals. Animals are feeling relief in the cold breeze from the coolers. Zoo keeper Mr. Dinesh Vaishnav said that all the coolers are operational and turned on to cool down the cages.


#3 CP Joshi Given Charge of Railways, Supporters Delighted

The congress leader of Mewar Dr. C.P. Joshi has been given additional charge of Railways Ministry on Saturday. A wave of cheer has been observed with his supporters. Following the resignation of Railway Minister Mr. Pawan Bansal Dr Joshi has been handed over the additional charge.  The supporters have distributed sweets and expressed their gratitude.

Joy and speculation spurted out in form of fireworks by congress supporters on Saturday evening. Many streets in Udaipur were also observed with jubilant fireworks. A ray of hope has been brightened again for expansion and development of railway facilities in Mewar. Congress is looking as an advantage in forthcoming assembly elections.


#4 Rajasthan Bandh Called on Saturday

Rajasthan Bandh has been called on Saturday 18th May 2013. Marble Association of Udaipur has come forward in support of the Bandh. Savina Fruit and vegetable market would remain close on Saturday. The bandh has been announced by BJP in support of Mr. Kataria. The Trade Board of Savina had issued notice to the dealers and asked them not to conduct any business on the day. President of the trade union has said that considering any mass destruction activity by the bandh supporters they have decided to keep their establishments closed. Several private institutions and industries have also declared off for the workers on 18th May 2013.


#5 Tourists to Enjoy Soon Double Decker Boat at Fateh Sagar

Soon a double decker boat ride could be enjoyed at Fateh Sagar just like at Gate Way of India. Typically, this would be a slow boat that would rode tourists in the ripples of Fateh Sagar especially in the evening for one hour. This is the first time such amusement activity has been introduced in Udaipur. The company leading the contract had completed the preparation to start the project.

One of the company officials has said that the boat would be having seating capacity of 100 persons. On the top of the boat there would be a solar panel to facilitate power to the boat. Tourist could enjoy the beautiful view of sunset from the boat as it would hail in the evening only. Advance booking could be done at afternoon. For safety every tourist in the boat would be provided a safety life jacket.