Dargah Committee welcomes Yatra
Villagers administer pledge to conserve Narmada river
Bhopal, January 22, 2017 (Ataullah Faizan): ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ –Seva Yatra begun from village Chhipaner of Timarni block of Harda district on second day. Villagers in large number performed pooja of Narmada Kalash. Women holding kalashs on their heads participated in the yatra. Villagers were administered pledge towards conservation of River and not to pollute its water. Villagers put forwarded a demand to construct ghats on the banks of river Narmada during the Jan-Sanvad programme. Narmada Seva Yatra reached Shamshabad covering Chichota and Lachhoura. Women holding kalashs on their heads welcomed the yatra. Villagers planted fruits saplings on the shore of Narmada River. Public Representatives participating in the yatra said that Narmada Seva Yatra is transformed into a public movement. They further said that Harda district is considered as the leading district in the field of agriculture because it is situated on the shore of river. Farmers here are prosperous because of Maa Narmada’s blessings. It is our responsibility that Narmada must have strong current and for this we all should undertake plentiful fruit plantation. MLA Mr. Sanjay Shah while addressing the villagers at ancient Ram Janki Temple at village Jaloda said that Narmada is flowing since ages passing by many villages of our district. Narmada water is getting polluted by our mistakes day by day. Narmada ghats are shrinking because of less water.
He further said that the Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has initiated a historical action by starting Narmada Seva Yatra. The intention will be fulfilled when we all together make effective efforts towards conservation of Narmada River. The state government is preparing a special action plan for restoration of religious places at the villages located near the Narmada River. He administered pledge to the villagers towards river conservation at Ram Janki Temple. Office bearers of Dargah Committee welcomed the Narmada Seva Yatra and said that it is not good to link the yatra with any special religion. Narmada River supply irrigation water to all without any discrimination. They also repeated the pledge to conserve river. The handicapped Mr. Ramgopal Kewat who was waiting for the yatra since morning said that this is a good initiative of Madhya Pradesh government.