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PTI Last Updated at 10 Aug 2018, 22:08 IST India

Devotees can go to Parasnath hill from Madhuban either by

walking or on palanquin: CM

Ranchi, Aug 10 (PTI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar

Das today said tourists and devotees can go to Parasnath hill

in Giridih either by walking or on palanquin from Madhuban, an

official release said.

"Motorcycle and other vehicles will remain prohibited.

Old and Divyang may get permission to use district

administrations vehicles in extreme situation. Apply this

with immediate effect," the release said quoting the chief


Das said this while reviewing restoration of Water

Temple situated at Parashnath mountain and overall development

of tourism at the state secretariat here.

Parasnath hills are a range of hills located in

Giridih district. It is one of the most important pilgrimage

centre for Jains. They call it Sammed Sikhar. The hill is

named after Parasnath, the 23rd Tirthankara.

To promote and preserve tribal culture, Mangraburu

Temple will also be developed according to tourism plan, he


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