Liquor shops to be closed on banks of Narmada river

Provision for capital punishment should be for those destroying dignity of daughters

Warm welcome of Narmada Seva Yatra on 36th day

CM Mr. Chouhan in Jan-Sanvad programme in Hoshangabad

lead18.1.17Bhopal, January 18, 2017 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that capital punishment should be given to those who are destroying dignity of daughters. Amendment in the Constitution should be made if needed. Describing the addiction as reason of destruction, he said that intensive drive will be run by the state government and society for de-addiction. Liquor shops would be closed on the banks of Narmada. The Chief Minister was addressing Jan-Sanvad programme today in Hoshangabad in Narmada Seva Yatra. Religious heads were present on Sethani Ghat to bless Narmada Seva Yatra.  Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan announced that cave of Adi Shankaracharya located in Omkareshwar on the bank of the Narmada would be revived. He said that Narmada is a river which gives life. Thirty percent of land of the state is getting irrigation facility from Narmada river. Credit for four-time Krishi Karman Award, the state received goes to farmers and the Narmada. Plan is being chalked out to revive Gambhir, Parvati and Kalisindh rivers connecting them with the river Narmada. Mr. Chouhan said that drying of rivers is an indication of serious crisis. Narmada gives holy water but excessive exploitation was done because of greedy nature human. He said that trees giving life to the river were felled and because of this, the stream in the river has shrunk.

He said that this is time for seeking apology and express regret. Sewage is going in the river in cities located near the Narmada. A plan will be implemented for treatment of water by setting up plants and spending Rs 1500 crore on them. Recycled water will be given for farming. It is duty of every citizen to make Narmada pollution-free.  The Chief Minister said that farmers residing on the banks of river will be given facility for planting fruit-bearing trees. Fruit routes will be developed for this. Mr. Chouhan administered resolution for maintaining cleanliness on banks of Narmada, use organic fertilisers, curb pollution due to dumping of pujan material and stop tradition of dispose of dead bodies in the river.

Administering further resolution for imparting education to children, he said that the government will bear the expenditure of study of talented students in case of admission in national educational institutes. Mr. Chouhan said that the biggest campaign for river and environment protection is underway on the bank of Narmada river. He appealed devotees of Narmada and common people that they should participate in Narmada Seva Yatra and contribute for making the river cleaned. He administered resolution for participating in maintaining Narmada river cleaned. Mr. Chouhan thanked 150 Yatris who were with the Yatra since its beginning.

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