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Burhanpur will be developed as world heritage: Puar

BHOPAL: In view of its immense tourism potential the Burhanpur district would be developed as world heritage, said tourism minister Tukojirao Puar.

While laying foundation stone of a tourist facility road at Asirgarh in the district on Friday, Puar said a special destination package would be prepared in this regard and sent to the Union government.

State Tourism Development Corporation chairman Mohan Yadav said tourism facilities would be expanded in Burhanpur district with the construction of Asirgarh tourist road. The tourists would also be able to visit famous Asirgarh fort. Yadav announced to name this road after Shrimant Krishnarao Puar.

Puar said the state government would soon initiate steps towards development of tourist places in Burhanpur establishing coordination with the Union government. He asked the collector to chalk out a plan for all-round development of tourist places in the district.

MLA Rajendra Dadu and former MP Nandkumar Singh Chauhan also spoke on the occasion.

Zila Panchayat chairperson Gaurabai Darbar, Nepanagar Municipality chairman Madhu Singh Chauhan, a number of people’s representatives and officers were present on the occasion.