Ravinandan Singh given Lifetime Achievement Award

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Jan 2018 11:33:16


Staff Reporter,

Former Member of Parliament and Advocate General of Madhya Pradesh High Court Ravinandan Singh was bestowed Lifetime Achievement Award at the hands of Justice Vijay Kumar Shukla from Madhya Pradesh High Court.

The award was given during Prisoners Welfare, Motivation and Felicitation Ceremony at the premises of Jabalpur Central Jail in presence of Vice-Chancellor of Rani Durgavati University Professor Kapil Dev Mishra and Chairman of Human Rights Council, Professor Dr Dinesh Dutt Chaturvedi on Saturday. The ceremony was organised under banner of Human Rights Protection Council, Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Central Jail on Saturday.

Simultaneously, Programme Officer of Akashwani Jabalpur was also bestowed with award in memory of Dr Ramlakhan Gupta. Chief Judicial Magistrate R K Yadav and Legal Aid Officer Pradeep Singh Thakur were also present on the occasion. The programme was inaugurated with lighting of ceremonial lamp and garlanding idol of Goddess Saraswati. Invited dignitaries were accorded warm welcome by presenting garlands and bouquets made by jail inmates.

Law Officer Ashok Singh delivered welcome address, while Chairman Human Rights Council, Dr Chaturvedi highlighted the programme’s objective. While addressing the inmates, former MP Ravinandan Singh appealed them to remain in close contact with nature as it will help them remain calm and patient which ultimately will keep them away from all sorts of crime. Justice Shukla appreciated administration of Jabalpur Central Jail in maintaining a positive atmosphere for inmates within the jail premises. In his message, Justice Shukla appealed to the inmates to correct their mistakes by making use of various reformations and welfare programmes being conducted in the jail and lead a better life after their release.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Mishra also addressed the gathering.
Anil Kumar Singh Parihar, Superintendent of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Central Jail informed about various reforms and welfare activities carried out for jail inmates and create a positive atmosphere in the jail to transform inmates so that they would step out of jail as responsible citizens after their release. At the end, wooden artifacts including sculptures made by inmates were gifted to guests as a mark of respect and token of love.

Guests later visited the jail premises and expressed deep satisfaction on seeing cleanliness in the premises and discipline among the inmates. Earlier, Priyal Rathore and Tasleem Khan staged dance performances, while other inmates gave musical performance under direction of Sanjeev Sharma.

Professor Surendra Dubey, Jitendra Tiwari, Dr Pushpraj Singh Baghel, Dr Mahendra Bhatt, Ramkrishna Choure, Rajendra Prasad Mishra, Prashant Chouhan and other staff were also present.