The Union Ministry of Tourism has proposed to develop Buddhist Circuit under its newly launched Scheme SWADESH DARSHAN. Places identified for development under the said circuit are Bodh Gaya, Rajgir, Vaishali in Bihar and Kapilavastu, Sarnath, Sravasti, Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge), and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply to an unstarred question to the Lok Sabha.
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