Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar while attending the 48th annual fair organized by Kashyap Rajput Punjabi Welfare Society and All India Kashyap Rajput Sabha in Devinagar, Ambala City said that ensuring the welfare and safeguarding the interest of every section of the society is our utmost priority. Speaking as the Chief Guest, CM Manohar Lal Khattar said, “At the time of partition, many people had to leave their houses. At that time they had nothing, no clothes, no food but it is a matter of great pride that despite such hardships, our forefathers never begged in front of anyone, with their hard work they earned their livelihood and played an important role in the rehabilitation of India after partition.”
Calling the people who had come to attend the function as his brothers and heroes the Chief Minister said that the Kashyap community has always been known for its glorious history since ancient times. “For the valour and bravery, today I would like to give a new name to this Kashyap community. Now, this community will be called Purusharthi Samaj as with their hard work the people of this community are shining in every field. Many welfare schemes are being implemented by the State Government for this society,” said CM Manohar Lal. On this occasion, he also laid the foundation stone of Yatri Niwas in the campus. MP, Rattan Lal Kataria, MLA, Aseem Goyal, MLA, Indri, Ram Kumar Kashyap also remained present. The Chief Minister said that with the new transparent system started by the State Government, ration cards have been made for those who did not have ration cards. About 12 lakh new ration cards have been made.
Ensuring good health for every needy and poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Ayushman Bharat Scheme. While following his footsteps, Haryana too has successfully generated Ayushman and CHIRAYU cards for 29 lakh beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Ayushman Bharat Yojana, informed the CM.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, work has been done to provide houses to the poor who do not have their own houses. Under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, work has been done to provide gas connections to 9 lakh families in Haryana, informed the Chief Minister. He said that lately a state-level function was organized to celebrate Maharishi Kashyap Jayanti. On that occasion, an announcement was made to make Rs 55 lakh available for the construction of Dharamshalas.
“We have also declared the birth anniversary of Maharishi Kashyap as a restricted holiday. The government is celebrating the birth anniversaries of great men at the state level so that their teachings and the message of communal harmony and brotherhood can be spread among the masses,” said CM Khattar.