CM stresses for preservation of rich culture of the State
SHIMLA------ Chief Minister, Shri Virbhadra Singh while speaking on the occasion of 16th annual get-together function of Bushahr Students and Youth Welfare Association, here today said that it was a matter of great pride that the ancient old culture of the Bushahr estate was being carried forward by the younger generation. He urged the youth for preservation of the traditional customs and culture, besides dedicating themselves for the unity and integrity of the country. Chief Minister said that it does not matter where we stay, or settle in any part of the world, our customs and culture confirms our distinct identity and it should be conserved at any cost.
He exhorted the youth to adopt the latest scientific techniques and technology in the present era of globalisation in order to contribute in development of the Nation.
Shri Virbhadra Singh also announced a sum of Rs. 20 thousand for promoting the cultural activities of the Bushahr Youth Welfare Association.
While speaking on the sidelines of the function, Shri Virbhadra Singh said that the sentiments of the people the state about India and Pakistan cricket match would be conveyed to the Prime Minister as they were opposing the match with Pakistan at Dharamshala. He said that the sentiments of the people should be honoured.
Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Shri Nand Lal also spoke on the occasion and congratulated the association comprising of the Rampur and Nankhari student union for organising the function jointly for the first time under the banner of Bushahr Students and Youth Welfare Association. He also listed the development activities being undertaken in Rampur area.
A colourful cultural programme was also presented by the association members.
Chairman, Bushahr Students and Youth Welfare Association, Shri Aman Mehta and President Shri Kamal Mehta welcomed and honoured the Chief Minister.
Vice-Chairman, HPTDC, Shri Harish Janartha, President, BCC, Rampur, Shri Satish Verma, President Bushahr Welfare Association, Shri Virendar Negi, Shri Vikesh Chauhan, Member, Zila Parishad, Sarahan, were also present on the occasion amongst others.