JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik stressed on imparting quality education to the youth so that they can effectively contribute towards nation building besides pursuing their dream jobs. Governor observed that education is the key for ensuring holistic development of youth and it is our responsibility to ensure that quality education and ample extra-curricular avenues are given to the youth.
Governor was addressing a function organized jointly by the JAT Sabha Chandigarh, Panchkula and Rahbre Azam Deen Bandu Ch. Chhotu Ram Sabha, Jammu on the occasion of Basant Panchmi and 138th Birth Anniversary of Deen Bandhu Ch. Chhotu Ram at the Conference Hall of the Spiritual Growth Centre, SMVDSB, Katra today.
Sh Birender Singh, Union Minister for Steel; Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Development of North Eastern Region and MoS PMO; Sh. Vikram Randhawa MLC; Sh. Simrandeep Singh, Chief Executive Officer, SMVDSB; Dr M. S. Malik, Chairman, Rahbre Azam Deen Bandu Ch. Chhotu Ram Sabha, Jammu; Sh Surinder Kumar Choudhrary; prominent citizens and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
Highlighting the contributions of Deen Bandhhu Sir Chhotu Ram, Governor noted that he was instrumental in protecting the rights of the farmers and for promoting welfare of the weaker sections of the society. Governor observed that his honesty of purpose, vision and idealism, brilliant intellect, deep humanity, his struggle and sacrifices will be remembered for ever.
Governor also highlighted the initiatives of the Centre Government for the welfare and development of the farmers.
On the occasion, Governor released a Souvenir “Deen Bandhu Sir Chhotu Ram- 138th Birth Anniversary” and a Calendar.
Earlier, a welcome song was presented by students of M V International School.
Dr M S Malik, Chairman, Rahbre Azam Deen Bandu Ch. Chhotu Ram Sabha, Jammu presented the Welcome Address on the occasion.