Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), PM Modi’s pet national project since actively launched in J&K employing student community as ambassadors has to be game changer in society hugely burdened with customs as liability not asset, said S.S. Bijral former IGP, BJP State Convener of BBBP.
A joint meeting of members of district committees of Jammu East, Jammu West looked after as Incharge by Anju Dogra, state Committee member was held at Pt. Prem Nath Dogra Bhawan, seat of two districts, Kachi Chawni Jammu.
Addressing the well attended meeting participated by presidents of twin districts namely Baldev Singh Blowria Jammu East and Ayudhya Gupta Jammu West, Bijral greeting all on takeover of Ram Nath Kovind as 14th President of India, recalled how the new president recognised services of all citizens towards nation building. Bijral saying BBBP project has potential of a social game changer, most needed, in society burdened with ill conceived and illogical customs, stressed on them to effectively employ it for speedy change.
Bijral referring to customs of dowry; avoidable expenditure on girl’s marriage; grieving over girl’s birth; ignoring girl’s health and education; domestic violence; forced divorces blaming wife for begetting girls; terming women weaker sex etc, Bijral exhorted team members to strengthen discipline, observe punctuality, value time and lead self with heart out as demanded by this sensitive and emotional project. Well coming suggestion for a day long workshop on BBBP for campaigners knowledge, general awareness, delivery sharpness, motivation and equipping them with knowledge of various girl child related schemes introduced by state and Union govt. and their social game changer role, Bijral said early decision about it would be taken.
Baldev Singh Billowria President Jammu East said the huge effort being put in BBBP project by the team is praiseworthy. It would yield expected result only when women change their mind set regarding female births. Ayodhya Gupta President Jammu West lauded the whole hearted effort being put in by constituents of BBBP state committee and welcomed the idea of one day workshop floated by the members. Anju Dogra anchored the meet.