Lucknow: Continuing its efforts to promote religious tourism in UP, the Yogi Adityanath government now plans to develop a Krishna Land, on the lines of Disneyland, in Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna.
The state tourism department has been asked to develop a blueprint for the same so that the project could begin this year. The project will be funded by the World Bank under the tourism programme.
A tourism official said that the idea was to develop Krishna Land on the lines of Disneyland.
“We plan to reconstruct the entire stages of Krishna's life. There will be a jail where Devki and Vasudev were imprisoned and it was here that Krishna was born. We will also create an artificial river like Yamuna that is linked to several aspects of Krishna’s life,” said an official....