Bhopal: Congratulating the newly elected Panchayat representatives, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan wished them for discharging their responsibilities as per the expectations of the people. CM Shri Chouhan said that elected Panchayat representatives should leave no stone unturned in the development of their area and welfare of the people, the State Government is with them. Chouhan inspired the newly elected Panchayat representatives to participate enthusiastically in the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. He said that the country is celebrating the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The country has got freedom through sacrifice, hard work, dedication and struggle. It is the duty of every resident of state to celebrate this period as a festival. Let us all cherish this festival of independence with joy and enthusiasm by joining the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign.
The Chief Minister was addressing the newly elected representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions from the residence office through video conferencing. Additional Chief Secretary General Administration Shri Vinod Kumar, Principal Secretary Culture Sheo Shekhar Shukla and officers of Panchayat and Rural Development Department were present. All the panchayats of the state participated virtually in the programme.
Chouhan said that the “Har Ghar Tiranga” is a campaign to inculcate the feeling of patriotism among the countrymen by creating awareness about the national flag. Independence week will be celebrated across the country from 11 to 17 August. We all must hoist the tricolour at our homes, offices and business places from 13 to 15 August. It is a manifestation of our love, respect and dedication towards Mother India. It is necessary that we buy the national flag ourselves and hoist it. Women’s self-help groups and cooperative societies are engaged in making the national flags in the state. CM Shri Chouhan expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Government of India allowing to hoist the National Flag during the day as well as at night.