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Tourism industry likely to grow in Agra after getting air connectivity under Udaan scheme



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Agra: The tourism industry is expecting a major boost in business with Agra getting air connectivity to Bengaluru, Bhopal, Lucknow and Varanasi from May under the government’s Udaan regional connectivity scheme.

Airport officials said low-cost airline Indigo is keen taking advantage of the scheme in order to connect the Taj city with major destinations in India.

Agra is currently connected by air with Jaipur and Khajuraho.


Good news for people of Agra as city going to get better air connectivity with Udaan scheme:


Work on a new Rs 400 crore terminal building at the Kheria airport, now renamed Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya airport, is expected to begin soon.

In the past, there have been several initiatives to increase Agra’s air connectivity with international destinations, but according to local tourism industry players “interest-groups and the Delhi lobby of travel agents and hoteliers” somehow always managed to stall the plans.

Agra Civil Aviation Society Secretary Anil Sharma said Agra’s international airport project was also hijacked by politicians to Jewar in Bulandshahr district.



Spectacular KungFu skills displayed by participants on World KungFu Day



The birth anniversary of father of  Art of Self-Defense Bodhidharma, was celebrated in various states of the country as International Bodhi Day. On this occasion, the players of Kung Fu performed a surprise English performance of different genres of Kung Fu and amazed the audience with their outstsnding performance. On this occasion, the Indian Kung Fu Federation presented a cheque of one lakh rupees to the oldest kung fu master of the country and the state of Manipur, Jaswanta Singh for his Life Time Achievement.

It is notable that on December 19, 2020, the 31st anniversary celebrations of the Dragon Academy of Martial Arts and the birth anniversary celebrations of Bodhidharma, the founder of the art of self-defense, Kung Fu, was celebrated with great pomp and show. In which various birthday girls of Dragon Academy of Martial Arts, Kung Fu players celebrated the birthday celebrations of Bodhidharma, the founder of Kung Fu Khel, as “World Kungfu Day” in the Bodhi auditorium of the institute and the 31st anniversary celebration of the institute with joy and hapiness.

Dr. Sudhir Kumar Bobde, IAS, President of the Kungfu Federation of India, presided as the Chief Guest of this program. Addressing the program, he said that during this period of Corona period, Kung Fu is making all the big and small citizens healthy. Kung fu is a panacea for fitness. Along with this, Kung Fu is also preparing a healthy nation and disciplined citizens. This is a true service to the nation.

Gyan Prakash Tripathi, founder and international Kung Fu coach of Dragon Academy of Martial Arts, said that it is a matter of great pride that the birthday of Bodhi Dharma, the father of Kung Fu, was celebrated on the 31st Foundation Day of the Dragon Academy of Martial Arts. In the last 31 years, this academy has prepared thousands of national and international players and has brought laurels to the country. Kung fu is a lifestyle. This is where a kung fu player stays healthy, he faces his combative attitude under any circumstances.On this occasion, distinguished players from various Kungfu were honored.

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