Virbhader Singh lauds Sarv Kalyankari Sanstha for undertaking philanthropic activities

Feb 02, 2014 20:40 | Poltics

Baddi: Sarv Kalyankari Sanstha was rendering a yeoman service in mitigating the sufferings of the humanity, besides providing helping hand to those in need. This was stated by Chief Minister Shri Virbhadra Singh while presiding over the function of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh unit of Sarv Kalyankari Sanstha at Baddi in Solan district today.

Shri Virbhadra Singh said that Baddi was one of the biggest industrial area of the State, which have all the basic amenities required for fast industrialization. He said that Baddi would be connected with Chandigarh by rail and the State Government would bear 50 percent of the total cost of this Rs. 300 crore project. He said that the State Government would also ensure strengthening basic amenities in Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh area in order to facilitate the entrepreneurs and the locale.

Chief Minister said that Himachal Pradesh has witnessed unprecedented development since its creation and today it was being ranked as fast emerging developed State amongst big States of the country. He said that credit of this goes to the hardworking people of the State, besides visionary leadership provided by the successive Congress Governments. He said that at the time of formation of the State, there were only 340 kms roads, but today roads have been constructed even over Rohtang, Chanshal and Jalori passes. He said that he was a nationalist by heart and does not believe in regionalism. He said that Dhumal Government came to power for the first time with the support of HVC and victimized him by framing false Sagar Katha Case. He said that he was against the politics of vendetta and when Congress came to power again in the State, he did not harass his political opponents as he did not want to make Himachal Pradesh another Punjab or Tamil Nadu.

Shri Virbhadra Singh said that the probe into the misdeeds of the previous BJP Government was being done on the behalf of charge sheet filed by the Congress Party of which he was not even a member. Now when the law was taking its own course, the BJP leaders feeling the heat, were resorting to malicious propaganda against him, he added.

Chief Minister said that he was not against the game of cricket, but would not allow vested interest to grab prime land worth crores of rupees in the name of cricket. He said that it was unfortunate that HPCA had become a Company of Shri Anurag and his coterie.

Earlier, Chief Minister inaugurated blood donation camp organized by the Sanstha. He also distributed prizes to meritorious students, besides provided wheel chairs and financial assistance to the needy on behalf of the organization.

 MLA and President, Sarv Kalyankari Sanstha Shri Rajender Rana while welcoming the Chief Minister said that the Organization since its inception has provided marriage assistance to about 5000 poor girls. He said that financial assistance was also being provided to the poor and deserving. He urged the Chief Minister for constructing Baba Haripur road.

Forest Minister Shri Thakur Singh Bharmouri, Industries Minister Shri Mukesh Agnihotri, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Shri I.D. Lakhanpal, President, State Youth Congress Shri Vikramaditya Singh, Chairman, HP Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, Bawa Hardeep Singh,  former MLA and Vice Chairman Kangra Central Cooperative Bank Shri Kuldeep Singh Pathania, former MLA Shri Lajja Ram, DCC President Shri Rahul Singh Thakur, Member, BoD, HPTDC Shri Surender Sethi, Member, Zila Parishad Shri Paramjit Singh Pammi, Member, Executive Council, HPU Shri Chander Shekhar Singh, Deputy Commissioner Solan Shri Madan Chauhan, S.P. Baddi Shri Arul Kumar and other prominent persons of the area were present on the occasion.