Uttarakhand Govt Names Trekking Route taken by PM in ‘Man Vs Wild’ as ‘Modi Trail’
GUWAHATI: With a view to attract tourists, the Uttarakhand government’s tourism department has decided to develop the trekking route taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the television show Man Vs Wild, as ‘Modi trail’.
The episode featuring PM Modi with the host Bear Grylls was shot in Corbett National Park and was telecast on Discovery Channel on August 12.
“The trek where PM Modi and Grylls visited during the episode inside Jim Corbett National Park would be developed as Modi Trail. The trekking route will be publicised as a separate identity in the famous national park,” said Satpal Maharaj, minister of tourism, Uttarakhand while speaking to mediapersons on it, as per reports.
The minister further added that the PM displayed courage in the wilderness of the park. “The trekking route would help in attracting more tourists and wildlife enthusiasts towards it,” he said.
(Inputs: Hindustan Times)
File photo from the ‘Man Vs Wild’