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Lawyers are guardians of civil society & perfectors of democracy : Sh. Vibodh Gupta

Vibodh took stock of developmental activities in thanamandi region

MLC Vibodh Gupta, along with Mandal President Thanamandi and a team of social activists visited Munsiff Court Thanamandi on the invitation of members of BAR Association. Gupta was welcomed at Court complex, being a renowned Advocate of the area. BAR association members, briefed MLC regarding their day to day problems mainly in connection with Construction of Chambers/ repair and Renovation of Court Complex.

He was told by BAR members, that the Court Complex need immediate Repair/ renovation and Construction of individual Chambers is the basic requirement. The BAR president vehemently demanded for the overall development of infrastructure for the court including sheds for litigants, library, sanitary complex etc. Gupta listened the demands and released funds from his CDS for construction of Chambers. He asked the RDD authorities, for the preparation of DPR for the Construction of Chambers under Convergence.

Gupta said that it is a truism that the legal profession is considered the first among all professions. Men and women who find themselves in this profession are regarded as people of sound reasoning powers and judgement. Lawyers are the cream and conscience of human society. That is why when lawyers speak, people think twice.

Gupta said that, it is the duty of Advocates to perfect and safeguard not only the interests of their clients but to also ensure that Democracy prevail in our society. He said that Lawyers must be actively involved in the day-to-day activities of civil society and government and they should take the front seat instead of the back seat. rule of law, which is the salient pillar of sustainable democracy and a guarantor of peace, harmony and tranquility, as well as unity in every human society is maintained by Lawyers. Gupta said that Lawyers involvement in the Legislature will ensure that the doctrine of separation of powers as enshrined in our Constitution is well respected and practicality to the fullest.

Gupta reiterated that presence of lawyers in the Legislature, always lead to an effective democratic process that will provide checks and balances and thereby limit the excessive abuse of power, corruption, dictatorial and authoritarian tendencies. BAR President thanked the MLC for sparing valuable time and for redressal of their grievances.

Gupta also took stock of developmental activities and visited the Community Health Centre Thanamandi, where Gupta took a complete round of Hospital including Emergency Section/ Ward/ SNCU etc. During his visit the locals of the area apprised him that, the CHC is having short of Man power and accommodation too. Gupta informed the public that, for the Construction of Additional Accommodation at CHC Thanamandi, State Govt. has already released around 1.50 crores and scheme stands approved under National Health Mission (NHM). Due to non-availability of Land, work was not started, but he assured for the start of work within one month. Besides this Gupta also told the public that he shall take up the matter of restoration of Posts of Specialists, which have been kept in abeyance since 2002, with the Chief Minister, so that Specialists could be made available to provide better health care Services to the public. He asked all the Employees to work with Zeal and dedication, as they are the pillars of the noble profession.

Gupta also inspected other developmental projects like road connectivity, ongoing construction and directed the officials to expedite the work so that it can be completed before the closing of financial year. Gupta informed that around 6 Nos of Bridges under State Sector against estimated cost of Rs. 3.20 Crores are being constructed, besides construction of 20 roads in Thamanadi sector.

Gupta also interacted with general public and discussed several matters regarding availability of different facilities. He assured the public that all the areas of the state would be provided all basic facilities at their door steps. Several deputations and individuals from various parts of Thanamandi area met the MLC and brought their problems into his notice. Responding to the demands raised by deputations, Gupta assured them that he would take up the issues with the concerned Departments for their early redressal.Gupta appealed the public to stand against the divisive forces and keep faith on Government and assured his full support and cooperation.

Speaking on the occasion senior BJP leader Bharat Bhushan vaid said that our Government is committed to development of rural and far flung areas.He also said that People should come forward to avail the benefits of various schemes being launched by the Narender Bhai Modi, who has a unique mindset for making the nation a developed one.

Ghani Shawl, Mandal Pardhan said that the Thanamandi area was deprived from the Developmental aspects, but now under the rule of Coalition Government, various departments are seen working on ground like, Education, PDD, RDD & PHE. He said that Mr. Gupta, is doing at its best and doing works irrespective of region, religion & caste and is a tall leader.

The BJP activists/Social Workers who accompanied him were Ashwani Kochar, Ranjeet tara, Lali Baba, Qazi Khalil, Mohd Ashraf etc.