Question: Which two cities of Uttar Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir are connected by direct bus service?
(a) Lucknow and Katra
(b) Ayodhya and Katra
(c) Gorakhpur and Katra
(d) Prayagraj and Katra
- A direct air conditioned bus service from Prayagraj to Katra in Jammu & Kashmir and back started on January 7, 2019. The first bus was flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
- This will provide pilgrims coming to Kumbh in Prayagraj this month a direct connectivity to visit Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra, Jammu.
- The service started with an inter-state bus pact signed between UP State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) and its J&K counterpart. A MoU with Himachal Pradesh was also signed for similar arrangement.
- The distance of about 1,387 km between Prayagraj and Katra will be covered in almost 24 hours.