Raipur. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that Chhattisgarh is a state of farmers, tribals, laborers and toiling people and each has its own characteristics. Everyone enhanced their culture and worked hard to preserve it and this has become the identity of Chhattisgarhi culture. Our government has done the work of taking it forward. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel was addressing the Chhattisgarh program on Pragati Path organized by private news channel today.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that we have done the work of giving respect to sacks, which have a main place in the Chhattisgarhi diet. Now it has been associated with Chhattisgarhi Samman. He said that we have given a big platform to the traditional sports of Chhattisgarh through the Chhattisgarhi Olympics. Traditional games like pitthul, gilli danda, bhaura, fugdi, kho-kho have regained their lost identity and people enthusiastically joined the Olympic Games.
He said that Chhattisgarhi dishes like Airsa, Thethri, Khurmi, Fara, Chilla are now available everywhere through Garh Kaleva and it is being served with great respect in social events. Chief Minister Baghel said that even in the critical situation of Corona, we stood by the farmers and laborers of the state. Worked to provide them employment through MNREGA. He said that Chhattisgarh is the birthplace of Lord Ram and Lord Ram traveled for a long time in Chhattisgarh during his exile.
Here in Shivrinarayan, Lord Rama ate Shabari’s false berries. Through Ram Van Gaman Path, we have got an opportunity to make this journey of Lord Ram memorable. The Chief Minister said that our Ram is Kaushalya’s Ram, Shabri’s Ram, toiling people’s Ram, Vanvasi Ram and Ram is gentle and compassionate and he is the nephew of all of us. It is a big thing that we were able to organize the National Ramayana Festival.
Keeping his point on the Naxalite problem, the Chief Minister said that the state has been continuously suffering from it. We have a different perspective on eradication of Naxalism and it is a political, economic and social problem. With faith, development and security, we have tried to win the trust of the people of Bastar. Our government not only got back the land of the tribals but also provided employment to the people. Due to these development works, the people of Bastar started considering us as their own. We opened closed schools. Big changes have taken place in Bastar in the social and economic sector, which are now showing positive results. At the end of the address, Chief Minister Baghel said that the people of Bastar are people living in the lap of nature. With our efforts, Bastar is now moving forward on the path of progress.