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If you are planning a trip to Chhattisgarh, which is known for its natural beauty and ancient culture, then here is a good news for you. According to a report by Time of India, India’s flag carrier airline Air India will soon be introducing a new flight service from Raipur, Chhattisgarh, connecting Pune and Bhopal. The decision regarding the Bhopal-Raipur-Pune flight service was taken in a meeting between Air India’s CMD Ashwin Lohani and Chief Minister Raman Singh. A 72-seater aircraft will be operated by Air India with three days operations. However, the exact schedule, route or the launch date have not been disclosed yet. All possible assistance, including free parking at night, will be provided by Chhattisgarh government to Air India to make this plan a success. Also Read - BFI Nominates 5 Boxers And three coaches For The National Sports Awards 2020

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An information and booking office will also be established by Air India in Raipur. With this office, traveler will not have to go to the airport for booking tickets or for enquiry. Air India will also introduce a direct flight between Raipur and Delhi.  As per the report, the Raipur-Delhi flight will possibly have other onward connections from Delhi to other cities, in and outside India. Also Read - Style Tips to Wear Mom Jeans: How to Look Cool Wearing 'Unhip' Denim at Any Occasion

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The new flight service will make your trip to and from the state easier. Chhattisgarh is one of the fast-developing state. Though the state is not yet among the top tourist destinations, it is blessed with natural diversity and rich culture. Apart from the famous Tirathgarh and Chitrakoot waterfalls, there are several palaces, ancient monuments and rare wildlife that are worth a visit.

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