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Vibodh greets artisans on occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti

Says ‘Make in India’, ‘Skill Development’ aimed towards their welfare

The Vishwakarma Day was today celebrated with traditional fervor and enthusiasm in a programme held in Rajouri town in which  hundreds of technical workers  from different walks of life participated.

On the eve of festive occasion Vishwakarma day, BJYM District President Raja Rattan Singh gifted 15 mobile phones to the mechanics of the community ,especially those who have good technical skills and also become a source of inspiration for the youth.

MLC Vibodh Gupta who was chief guest on the occasion  lauded the works of the mechanics and appreciated the mechanics awarded on the event.
Gupta  assured the people that he will project the genuine demand for the community before the Chief Minister for declaring holiday on Vishwakarma day as Gazette holiday.

Remembering Lord Vishwakarma MLC Vibodh Gupta,paid tributes to the founder of craft, art, architecture and engineering, who is also known as the God of carpenters, goldsmiths, blacksmiths, and masons. Vishwakarma puja is a resolution time for all the workers and craftsmen to increase their productivity. Also a time to gain an inspiration from the God to create novel things and think of novel ideas, he added.

Adresing gathering MLC Vibodh Gupta said, the Vishwakarma Day is not only celebrated by the engineering and architectural community, but also by other professionals like artisans, craftsmen, weavers, mechanics, smiths, welders, industrial workers and factory workers.
Terming the efforts of Prime Minister in welfare of technically skilled people, Gupta said that initiatives like Skill India and Make in India are aimed towards overall welfare of these workers, who are one of the main force behind developing India.

Prominent who were present on the occasion include Vacky Dutta,Shyam Sapotra, Badri Nath, Abdul Rashid, Sahil Gupta, Shubam Chibber, Suriender Singh and others.

Deputy Chief Minister also read out a pledge of unity before flagging off the “Run for Unity” and asked the citizens to   abide by the pledge.

The ‘Run for Unity’ culminated at the Parade Ground where it was welcomed by Parade Sports Association.

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day was introduced by the Government of India in 2014 with the aim of celebrating this event every year on 31st October.

Priya Sethi in her address said that celebration of this occasion annually has helped youth to understand the value of unity for the progress and prosperity of India. “This event has made Indian citizens to realize how national integration will help in defeating the actual and potential threats to the unity and security of India” she added.