PM Modi launches ‘Ration Aapke Gram’ scheme in Madhya Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched multiple key initiatives for the welfare of the Janjatiya community (tribal community) at Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas Mahasammelan on Monday
Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched multiple key initiatives for the welfare of the Janjatiya community (tribal community) at Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas Mahasammelan on Monday. The prime minister launched the ‘Ration Aapke Gram’ scheme in Madhya Pradesh.
He also launched the Madhya Pradesh Sickle Cell Mission. He laid the foundation of 50 Eklavya Model Residential Schools across the country.
Addressing the gathering in Bhopal, the PM Modi said, “For the first time in the country after independence, on such a large scale, the art-culture of the entire country's tribal society, their contribution to the freedom movement and nation building is being remembered and honored with pride".
Marking his own long association with the tribal samaj, the Prime Minister praised the richness of their spiritual and cultural life and said that every cultural aspect of tribal including songs and dances carry a life lesson and they have so much to teach.
He stressed that it is our duty to bring the inspiring stories of tribal heroes and heroines in the freedom struggle before the country and to introduce them to the new generation. During the period of slavery, there were many struggles against foreign rule including Khasi-Garo movement, Mizo movement, Kol movement, etc.
“Be it the bravery of Gond Maharani Veer Durgavati or the sacrifice of Rani Kamalapati, the country cannot forget them. The struggle of Veer Maharana Pratap cannot be imagined without the brave Bhils who fought shoulder to shoulder and made sacrifices” the Prime Minister said.
Governor and CM of Madhya Pradesh, Dr. Virendra Kumar, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Shri Jyotiraditya M Scindia, Union Ministers of State Shri Prahlad S Patel, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste and Dr. L Murugan were among those present.