By Neha Sharma : Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan addressed a grand rally in connection with Beti Bachao Abhiyan at Niwari in Tikamgarh district on late Friday night. He administered an oath to those present on the occasion to save daughters. Shri Chouhan said that daughters are pride of two families. A son may forget his parents, but daughters always add to the respect of their in-laws as well as parents. Shri Chouhan followed the tradition of honouring daughters by worshipping their feet. He also handed over National Savings Certificates as a token to girls under Ladli Laxmi Yojna.
Shri Chouhan announced to get a post-graduate college opened at Niwari soon. He assured to name the college after Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azad. He announced construction of a mini stadium in the sports ground of local Higher Secondary School No. 2. Shri Chouhan announced to provide Rs. 25 lakh for Niwari Nagar Panchayat’s development. Water Resources and District Incharge Minister Shri Jayant Malaiya and Minister of State for Tribal Welfare Shri Harishankar Khatik were also present on the occasion.
Lays foundation stone of 298 and dedicates 325 development works
The Chief Minister took part in various programmes in the district on Friday during which he laid foundation stones of 298 development works worth Rs. 368 crore 3 lakh 30 thousand and dedicated 325 development works to the tune of Rs. 46 crore 77 lakh 13 thousand.
Every possible effort for development of Orchha
The Chief Minister Shri Chouhan visited Ram Raja Sarkar temple at Orchha in Tikamgarh district this morning and extended greetings and best wishes to residents of the state on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Shri Chouhan had reached Orchha late on Friday night after appealing to people to save daughters in 20 villages of Tikamgarh district including Palera, Khargapura, Jatara, Prithvipur and Niwari. He made a night halt at Orchha.
During interaction with common people, Shri Chouhan said that every possible effort will be made for Orchha’s development. He informed that a Rs. one crore proposal presented by Nagar Panchayat president for Orchha’s development will be sanctioned soon. He also assured to get the proposal of declaring Orchha is Holy City examined. He also assured to get a probe instituted to go into complaints about illegal mining in Pratappura industrial estate and take strict action against the guilty.
Gives Rs. 50 thousand assistance to destitute widow
Shri Chouhan instructed to provide assistance worth Rs. 50 thousand to a destitute widow who was present on the temple premises. He also instructed to provide a tricycle soon to 22-year-old disabled youth Shri Radheyshyam Dheemer.