RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has been conferred the ‘Mahatma Phule Samta Award’ in Pune on the event of 131st dying anniversary of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on Sunday.
As per state authorities officers, the award was introduced to him by the Nationwide President of the council, Chhagan Bhujbal in a operate organised by All India Mahatma Phule Samta Parishad at Mahatma Phule Memorial ‘Samta Bhoomi’ in Pune. Bhujbal honoured chief minister Baghel with a Phule turban, a scarf, award cash and a memento.
In his deal with, CM Baghel mentioned that within the historical past of 5,000 years of India, 3,500 years have been dominated by the backwards. The nation’s economic system was shattered throughout British rule. In such a state of affairs, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule labored for the institution of an egalitarian society by means of social reform. Mahatma Phule was the main chief of the social revolution, whereas the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was the pre-eminent social reformer of the political revolution.
We’re working for the institution of social justice in Chhattisgarh by following the trail proven by these Mahatmas,” mentioned Baghel.
In the meantime, chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has been chosen for this 12 months’s award for his growth works and essential selections taken in direction of offering justice to the disadvantaged sections of the society throughout his tenure. A duplicate of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule’s e-book ‘Kisan Ka Koda’ was introduced to the chief minister within the programme. Earlier, the chief minister paid floral tributes to the statues of Mahatma Phule and Smt. Savitri Bai Phule at Mahatma Phule Memorial ‘Samta Bhoomi’.
“Mahatma Phule and Savitri Bai Phule devoted their life working for the welfare of the underprivileged and downtrodden, confirmed them the lifestyle and earned respect within the society. Mahatma Phule, a fervent revolutionary, appeared intently on the issues of his time, understood them and located their answer. He straight attacked the stereotypes prevailing within the society, whereas working to resolve the problems of schooling, medication and equality of that point and contributed considerably to the creation of an egalitarian society. He carried ahead the works of Mahatma Gandhi”, mentioned Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in his deal with on the operate whereas paying homage to Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and Savitri Bai Phule.
“There was a time when India used to have 23% of the GDP of the entire world. Folks practised agriculture and craftsmen and artisans used to make paintings. India’s economic system flourished again then, making the nation popularly referred to as “golden chook”. This continued within the Mughal Empire, nonetheless, India’s economic system shattered throughout the British rule. Agriculture was affected and expert individuals have been left unemployed. In such a state of affairs Mahatma Phule emerged as a guiding mild, who labored for the institution of an egalitarian society by means of social reform”, he mentioned.
Baghel additionally paid tributes to Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Structure saying that he has ensured equal rights for all of us by means of the Indian Structure.
He careworn on the necessity of using items produced by small artisans to combat capitalism and marketism in at present’s situations. He mentioned that at present the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are getting much less reservation in proportion to their inhabitants. Nonetheless, everyone seems to be silent on this matter. He knowledgeable that quantifiable information is being collected by the state authorities to supply 27 per cent reservation to different backward courses in Chhattisgarh. This shall be introduced within the Excessive Court docket very quickly. He mentioned that we’re making each potential effort to supply them rights and a revered place in society they deserve.
Baghel mentioned that quickly after the formation of our authorities we had taken a historic step of returning 4200 acres of land acquired from 1700 farmers for organising a metal plant at Lohandiguda in Bastar. Began procuring paddy at assist worth in addition to giving enter subsidy to farmers beneath Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana to present farmers truthful worth for his or her produce.
Referring to the Godhan Nyay Yojana, he mentioned that on this scheme, self-help teams are producing natural manure in state-run Gauthans (cowsheds) by procuring cow dung at Rs 2 per kg. By this 1000’s of ladies have gotten employment throughout the state. Now together with natural manure we’re additionally producing electrical energy from cow dung. With the manufacturing of vermi-compost on a big scale, we’re transferring in direction of natural farming. Recharging of 12000 drains is being executed to cease rain water.

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