UNA: Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur led a padyatra from Kaloh to Ambota village falling under his constituency.
During the interactions with the local public, the Union minister said the broad gauge rail line had been extended till Daulatpur Chowk in Una district, falling under Ambala Division of Northern Railway, will soon be extended up to Talwara.
Daulatpur Chowk is the last station in Una district on the 83 km-long Nangal to Talwara broad gauge line. An eight kilometer track from Daulatpur Chowk to Talwara in Punjab is still under construction which would be extended till Mukerian in Punjab.
One of the busiest shrines in north India, the Chintpurni temple in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district was connected by a rail line recently. The rail line, which has 16 major bridges and two stations, was laid with an outlay of Rs 335 crore.
A station on this rail line at Kuneran village has been named as Chintpurni Marg as it is close to the Chintpurni temple, one of the most venerated shrines that gets a majority of pilgrims from Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. The temple can be reached by road and is located 25 km from the railway station.