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Gujarat to have Wagah-like border viewing point

Ahmedabad: On the lines of Wagah Border point, the famous tourist attraction in Punjab, Gujarat would soon have its own ‘Border Viewing Centre’ near Suigam, a village near the Indo-Pak border in Banaskantha district.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani made the announcement while inaugurating the annual ‘Rann-Utsav’ at Dhordo in the Rann of Kutch today.

“To promote tourism, state government is planning to open a Border Viewing Centre at Nadabet near Suigam village of Banaskantha. We will provide all the facilities which are available to tourists at Wagah Border,” Rupani said.

The CM also announced Lion Safari Parks at five locations in Gir Wildlife Sanctuary. One of these parks, at Ambardi in Amreli district, would open soon, an official release quoted him as saying.

Rupani also inaugurated ten ‘Bhungas’, traditional Kutchi huts, which will rented to tourists. He also visited a tent city erected in the white Rann of Kutch and enjoyed a camel ride, stated the release.