Visitors should also go to Vaishali: Nitish

Nitish Kumar said that the number of tourists to Bihar has increased dramatically in recent years . He said that the number of tourists to Bihar has increased dramatically in recent years .

Patna, April 18: The Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar, said on Monday that Indian and foreign visitors visiting Bodh Gaya and Rajgir should be encouraged to visit Vaishali, which is attributed to its popularity.The CM said that the number of tourists to Bihar has increased dramatically in recent years.They should also fly to Vaishali, where Buddha Samyak Darshan Sangrahalaya is being built in a big way, according to the government.Buddha inducted women into the Buddha Sangh at Vaishali for the first time, according to him.

During the JP movement, we spent some time in the prison, he said.Nitish stayed at the Vipassana centre and practiced meditation.After a morning walk, he stretches for ten minutes a day and feels much better after that.People should attend the meditation center for ten days, he said.

He also visited the Buddha museum in Vaishali, where Deputy CM Tarkishore Prasad, building construction minister Ashok Choudhary, Patna mayor Sita Sahu, and chief secretary Amir Shubhani were also present.Later, the CM went to Vaishali and observed the progress in the construction of Buddha Samyak Darshan Sangrahalaya there.He expressed his dissatisfaction with the delay in announcing the scheme as early as 2007.The officials concerned told him to finish it by the end of this year.