JAMMU: ‘Gram Uday se Bharat Uday’ campaign launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi concluded here on Panchayati Raj Divas on Sunday.
Pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the campaign, to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar, on April 14 in Madhya Pradesh.
The campaign was launched in different Panchayats across the J&K State to convey the message of Modi Government of its commitment for developing villages and empowering Panchayats for a prosperous India.
BJP State President Sat Sharma, along with State General Secretary Dr. Narinder Singh, State Secretary Vikram Randhawa, R.S Pura MLA Dr. Gagan Bhagat, MLC Charanjit Singh Khalsa, District President Brijeshwar Rana, addressed public in Ban Sultan Panchayat.
BJP State President, in his address, said that Panchayats are important units of democracy and Prime Minister has launched a number of schemes for the development of villages and expressed his concern for empowerment of Panchayats. The Modi Government has provided one crore free gas connections to poor families and in next three years five crore families will be covered under it, which is indeed appreciable, he added.
Later, he inaugurated a lane in Ban Sultan, which has been constructed after twenty five years.
BJP State Vice President Karan Singh addressed public gathering in Patoli Panchayat in Nagbani area.
MLC and former State President Ashok Khajuria, alongwith EX MLA Ashwani Sharma, addressed public in Khairi Panchayat of Bishnah. He said that the PM Fasal Bima Yojna is a gift to the farmers by Nrendra Modi which will compensate them in cases of crop damages due to natural calamities.
State General Secretary Pawan Khajuria, alongwith District President Rakesh Gupta, addressed public at Rathial and Tikri Panchayats and Udhampur town.
MLC Vibodh Gupta, along with BJP Sharanarthi Cell Convener Pt. Ashok Khajuria addressed public gathering at Bhour Camp East Panchayat.
Meanwhile, the same function was organized by the BJP Srinagar unit as a part of Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan and National Panchayat Day.
National Council Member and President BJP Srinagar, Fayaz Ahmad Bhat presided over the programme.
Bhat gave detailed information about various schemes launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the welfare of the people.
Vice President Ashok Bhat, General Secretaries Asif Masoodi and Arif Raja, Aijaz Hussain, Nazir Ahmad Gilkar and Hilal Ahmad were also spoke on the occasion.