Bhopal, May 18, 2016 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Public Relations, Energy, New & Renewable Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Mr. Rajendra Shukla flagged off a bus carrying pilgrims from Rewa for Ujjain Simhastha from his residence here today. Welcoming the devotees, Mr. Shukla said that there are manifold benefits for devotees by participating in Simhastha. These devotees had come by a special bus to Bhopal this morning on way to Ujjain. Women and children are also among devotees. Mr. Shukla said that Lord Mahakal resides in Ujjain as Jyotirlinga. Ujjain is not a commercial, but uniquely spiritual city. It is also called Saraswat city. The Minister wished the devotees safe and pleasant journey.