Nagrota Bagwan: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that it is a matter of great concern that in the run of life we are unable to take time to remember the contribution of those great personalities, who played a pivotal ole in adverse circumstances for the upliftment of the society. He stressed that we should tell our current and future generations in detail about the struggles and contributions of the great men so that they get inspiration to work in the interest of society, state and the country.
Chief Minister was speaking on the occasion of 480th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap at Dharmagiri near Chamunda in district Kangra. Earlier, he laid the foundation stone of Maharana Pratap international school premises. Recalling the sacrifice of Maharana Pratap and his services for the country, Jai Ram Thakur said that he was a true patriot and warrior. He fought against the Mughal regime through his entire life and never surrendered before it and in the historical battle of Haldighati in 1576, the Mughals suffered defeat due to his bravery.
Chief Minister said that in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, people of the state gave heavy mandate in favour of the BJP candidates of in all the Assembly constituencies. He said that it was possible due to the vigorous leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the welfare and development works done by the state government in the last 15 months.
He said that the state government is dedicated to the welfare and interests of all sections of society and recently the state Cabinet has taken the decision to provide ten percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for economically weaker sections of the general category. hanking the people of his parliamentary constituency, the newly elected Member of Parliament from Kangra-Chamba parliamentary constituency Kishan Kapoor said that it was due to massive support of the people that he has won with highest vote percentage in the country. Health Minister Vipin Parmar said that the great men were not related to any particular community and their gratitude motivates all sections of society.