“Mahaveer Jain Ekta Yatra”, a grand pilgrimage of approxiamtely 1132 aficionados, both old and young, male and female, of the Jain community will be proceeding to Shri Sammait Shikhar Ji on 27th December.
This ten day Holy trip is organized by Mahaveer Yuva Manch, Udaipur. All pilgrims, on their way to Shikharji, will be going via Gaya, where they will be visiting more than ten different Holy places including Pasharwanath, Gundiya ji, Pavapuri, Kundalpur, Rajgiri, etc.
The devotees will be travelling on the Bhamashah Express, with dedicated 16 bogies, and 72 individuals per bogey. Approximately 150 volunteers will be divided across the entire 72 bogeys.
Talking at the Press Conference organized in Hotel Vishnupriya (Gulab Baugh), Rajesh Chittoda, President of the Mahaveer Yuva Manch said, “all arrangements are made keeping in mind the comfort of the pilgrims during the journey.”
On the day the Yatra starts, special arrangements will be made at Udaipur City railway station to accord due farewell to the believers. Organised and primarily co-ordinated by the Yuva Manch, 21 committees have been formed to facilitate all arrangements.
“This is for the first time that such a large scale tour is being organized by the committee, but we are very positive about the safe and happy run of all the pilgrims”, said Pramod Samar, Head Guardian of Mahaveer Yuva Manch.