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6:58 pm - Saturday April 21, 2018

First Hindu member of US State Congress Tulsi meets CM

Staff Reporter, Bhopal

First Hindu member of United States Congress Sushri Tulis Gabbard met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Washington and held discussion on various subjects. Sushri Gabbard was the youngest women to be elected in the State Legislature at the age of 21.

Sushri Gabbard recently took the oath as Member of the Legislature citing the Bhagavad Gita. He said that public service is the biggest service. CM Chouhan informed Sushri Tulsi about the fast paced development in Madhya Pradesh.

Discussing the prominent achievements of development in the last one decade in Madhya Pradesh, CM Chouhan told Sushri Tulsi that remarkable progress has been made in the agriculture sector.

Now organic farming is the main focus in Madhya Pradesh. A large number of farmers in a few districts of Eastern Madhya Pradesh are adopting organic farming. Giving information about the measures and work plans for women empowerment Chouhan told that women have been given 50 percent reservation in local bodies.

They have been given 50 percent reservation in teachers’ recruitment and 33 percent in other government services. Lauding the efforts towards women empowerment during the discussion Sushri Tulsi said that there is need for countries like America also to take cue from the efforts made by Madhya Pradesh.

The Chief Minister discussed the far-reaching effects and importance of the world’s biggest river conservation campaign ‘Narmada Seva Yatra’. He said that there is need for all countries to become alert towards dangers like global warming and take initiative to campaign for conservation of rivers. Sushri Tulsi lauded this effort.

Posted in: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

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