Light and sound show at Sarnath's Dhamekh Stupa Inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi

PM recently inaugurated the light and sound show at Sarnath’s Dhamekh Stupa. The tourism department has spent INR 7.99 crore on this venture, which intends to draw more guests, earn a better income, and spread awareness about the legacy associated with Buddha’s life.  The timing of the show is 7.30-8:00 PM.

The regional tourism officer, Keertiman Srivastava, stated that the light and sound show had been conceptualized to recount the narrative of Gautam Buddha’s life and his teachings. Sarnath is where Buddha had conveyed his first sermon after accomplishing enlightenment.

The place has got tons of foreign sightseers who explore the site during the day. Nevertheless, the tourism department hopes to increase visitors’ footfall at night by presenting the light and sound show. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has given the voiceover to the show.

Sarnath is situated10 km from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Many individuals who visit Varanasi or Kashi wish to make a short outing to Sarnath as well.

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