Kashi Mahakal Express: Seat Turned into a Mini-Temple for Lord Shiva

India | News18 | February 16, 2020, 10:40 pm
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 For the first time, the Indian Railways has reserved a seat for a deity on a train. The national transporter, which launched its third IRCTC operated train named Kashi Mahakal Express from Varanasi to Indore, has reserved a seat for Lord Mahakal (Lord Shiva) on board.
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For the first time, the Indian Railways has reserved a seat for a deity on a train. The national transporter, which launched its third IRCTC operated train named Kashi Mahakal Express from Varanasi to Indore, has reserved a seat for Lord Mahakal (Lord Shiva) on board.

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 Speaking to a leading media agency, Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said:
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Speaking to a leading media agency, Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said: "It is for the first time that a seat has been left reserved for a deity. One seat in Kashi Mahakal Express (seat number 64 in B5 coach) has been left reserved for Lord Shiva," he said. (Image: Twitter)

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"Even a temple has been drawn on the seat to make people aware that the seat is reserved for Lord Mahakal," he said. (Image: Twitter)

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 IRCTC's Director, Tourism, Rajni Hasija said that the practice would continue beyond the inaugural run.<br />(Image: Twitter)
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IRCTC's Director, Tourism, Rajni Hasija said that the practice would continue beyond the inaugural run.
(Image: Twitter)

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