Jaipur: Congress on Monday undertook a symbolic ‘Bharat Jodo Padayatra’ right here on the start anniversary of the nation’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot participated in the stroll from Tripolia Gate to Ram Niwas Garden. Several MLAs and Congress staff together with Minister Pratap Singh Khachariawas participated in the yatra.
Gehlot paid floral tributes to Nehru’s portrait on the state Congress workplace right here.
Describing Nehru as a fantastic politician and a fantastic thinker, he mentioned that Nehru was not solely a talented politician but additionally a visionary who constructed fashionable India.
Meanwhile, Gehlot inaugurated the state-level Child Rights Week on the Chief Minister’s residence.
Speaking on the event, he mentioned values needs to be taught in youngsters and youth together with training. Children are the long run of the nation and should be cultured together with training. For this, they need to be told concerning the nice tradition of the nation and the state, beliefs of nice males, their battle, sacrifice and sacrifice, he mentioned.
Gehlot requested the kids to learn biographies of nice leaders who performed an necessary function in the nation’s freedom battle, together with Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi, Vallabhbhai Patel, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad and Bhimrao Ambedkar.
Creating a cultured era with good training and well being is an enormous duty of authorities and society. Rajasthan authorities has established Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Bal Sahitya Akademi to inculcate curiosity in literature amongst youngsters and mentioned that the following state price range will probably be earmarked for youth and college students.
Women and Child Development Minister Mamata Bhupesh, Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Rights Chairperson Sangeeta Beniwal and senior officers had been current on the event.