Chhattisgarh to focus on future of Adivasis, says Chief Minister

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Aug 2017 10:26:42


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CM Dr Raman Singh addressed thousands of tribals turned up from different parts of the nation for Adivasi Sammelan held at Indoor Stadium in Raipur on Wednesday

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Wednesday said that State Government is determined to build up future of Adivasis in regions of Chhattisgarh.
Education cities have come up in Dantewada and Sukma districts apart from Prayas Boarding schools in all the five divisional headquarters.

Chief Minister stated this while addressing thousands of tribals at Indoor Stadium on the occasion International Adivasi Day on Wednesday. He said that the State Government will be celebrating the five thousand days in office soon. He greeted the citizens on the occasion and thanked them for giving the opportunity to serve them for three consecutive terms.

He recalled the supreme sacrifices of freedom fighters Veernarayan Singh, Gendhsingh and Gundadhur. He paid homage to Rani Durgavati. Dr Raman Singh said that a museum in the memory of Sonakhan-based martyr Veernarayan Singh will soon be established.

The Chief Minister said that children of deprived sections are being facilitated with educational facilities in backward regions and are getting admitted to elite institutions. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already appreciated the Education City at Dantewada and called upon the model to be replicated all over the country. Thousands of tribals from different parts of the country apart from Chhattisgarh districts turned up at the Adivasi Sammelan.

Adivasi Development Minister Kedar Kashyap, Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra and Forest Minister Mahesh Gaagda were prominent among those present on the occasion. Dr Raman Singh felicitated prominent Adivasi personalities of various districts.

Meanwhile, a section of tribal people raised slogans during the proceedings of the Sammelan. They demanded fulfillment of their various demands from the chief minister.