Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje gave a statement that the famous Chittorgarh fort and the Vijaya Stambha would be preserved by the state government of Rajasthan. The work will be done with the support of the Archaeological Survey of India. In fact, the work on the roads around the forts has already been started.
CM Raje on preserving Chittorgarh Fort
Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje was in Chittorgarh visit. At the programme, she addressed the several issues of Chittorgarh. She said that Rs. 6 crore have been allocated for building high-level bridge on Gambhir river. This would help in easy movement of the people. The government is also planning to work on the beautification of Gambhir river of Chittor.
Vasundhara Raje said that Rajasthan government is focusing on the religious places in the state. In fact, the government has allocated Rs. 100 crore for making 30 panorama. This construction is aimed at immortalizing the legends of the state. In fact, Vasundhara Raje government has already facilitated the old age people of Rajasthan to visit major pilgrims of India for free.
Even the pilgrims in Chittor would also be developed. Matrikundiya Temple which is also known as the “Haridwar of Mewar” would be allocated ₹ 4 crore and work on this project would begin from February.
The fort of Chittorgarh in Rajasthan recently has been in news due to controversy that broke out on Sanjay Leela’s movie Padmavati. This movie is based on immolation of queen Padmvati of Chittorgarh. Although Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh is already hold a place amongst popular tourists’ place worldwide but this controversy has made it more popular. The government will work to improve the footfall of this fort. This will help in increasing the tourism in Rajasthan.