This Navratri, Indian Railways has a special treat for travellers. According to IRCTC, the option of Navratri special food will be available through its e-catering website or on the ‘Food on Track’ app.
The Railways’ catering arm said, “Keeping in mind the ritualistic fast observed by many during the festival, it has been decided to introduce them in its menu from October 10-18.”
The Navratri special thalis will consist of satvik food such as sabudana, sendha namak, kuttu ka atta, and certain vegetables.
Passengers will have to pre-order the navratri special food at least 2 hours before the scheduled journey time. The booking will require a valid PNR number.