Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s daughter Upinder Kaur is visiting Bihar`s historical Buddhist sites since Thursday but as a common tourist-cum-researcher, without any hype, and has left the state officials and police impressed.
The Gujarat government has
accelerated efforts for preservation of sites that are going to be part of the Buddhist tourism circuit comprising caves in Saurashtra and remains of Buddhist monastery in Central Gujarat region.
State Archaeology department
would be launching efforts to discover Buddhist sites, which
are believed to be lying in ruins in Rayalaseema region,
following the identification of such sites in Andhra Pradesh.