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Shivraj visits affected areas, devotees in Ujjain

Shivraj Singh Chouhan as tea vendor in Ujjain

Shivraj Singh Chouhan as tea vendor in Ujjain

Ujjain: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached Ujjain early on Friday morning from Sidhi via Shahdol-Jabalpur-Indore. He met saints and seers in areas affected by rains and gale last night and assured them of full cooperation. Chouhan went round Mangalnath, which bore the brunt of cyclonic storm and gave necessary directives to officers. He was accompanied by In-charge Minister Bhupendra Singh, Minister of State for GAD Lal …

Al basic facilities restored within hours

Ujjain: All basic facilities including power, drinking water, toilets, roads etc have restored in Mangalanth zone of Simhastha Mela area at Ujjain have been restored after being affected by cyclonic storm in this evening. As soon as information was received about leakage of a sewage lines in Bhukhi Mata area it was immediately repaired by Dutt Akhara zones staff. On receipt of information about opening of sewage on Ramghat, Mahakal zones sanitary staff closed it …

Heavy rains, winds claim 8 at Simhastha

SimhasthaBhopal: Eight persons were killed and 80 others were injured in thunderstorm blended with heavy rains devastated the Simhastha area in Ujjain on Thursday. Many Pandals of saints and sages have been uprooted and eight persons including a sage and three women have dieda dn over eighty are injured. The state government has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the families of dead and Rs 50,000 for those who are seriously injured. Over …

Contractual appointments till May 31

Bhopal: A meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today decided to given Contractual appointments of retiring government staff for Ujjain district till May 31, 2016 in view of Simhastha-2016. The cabinet decided that a committee headed by Public Relations Minister will allot government houses to journalists. Earlier, this allotment was done by Home Department. The committee will comprise ACS Home, Principal Secretary Public Relations. Commissioner Public Relations will …

States with good financial condition be encouraged: CM

Raghuram RajanBhopal: Governor of Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here on Friday. Chouhan said that states’ rating should be done on the basis of their financial condition. States with good financial condition should be encouraged. RBI Governor Rajan praised continuous impressive economic growth rate of Madhya Pradesh. He said that financial literacy should be included in school syllabus. Chief Secretary Anthony DeSa was also present on the occasion. The …

Social concerns raised at Simhastha

Ujjain: Simhastha-2016 has not only become a Mahakumbh of religious rituals, but also social concerns. Along with religion and spiritualism, resolve among devotees is also being witnessed for environmental conservation, sanitation, stopping female foeticide, Beti Bachao and keep Kshipra clean. All these social concerns of top priority of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan have been given religious sanctity among society since they have been endorsed by saints and seers. This is helping in addressing social …

Women should participate in decision-making: Maya

Maya SinghBhopal: Women and Child Development Minister Maya Singh has said that it is necessary for development of a society that their women are not only socially, economically and politically empowered but also participate in decision-making process at every level. Singh was addressing a pre-ideological Kumbh seminar at Bhopal today. Girl students of colleges, female sarpanchs, Principal Secretary Women and Child Development JN Kansotiya, Commissioner Women’s Empowerment Jaishree Kiyawat and vice chancellor of Gramoday Chitrkoot University …

Shivraj lauds arrangements at Simhastha

Shivraj Chouhan stated this at Bharat Mata Samanvay Mandir on Badnagar road at Ujjain today. He sought blessings of Mahamandaleshwar Satyamitranand Giri Maharaj. Chouhan’s wife Sadhana Singh was also present on the occasion. During discussions with Satyamitranand Giri Maharaj, Chouhan informed that temples at Ujjain have been renovated and special attention has been paid to devotees’ convenience. Satyamitranand Giri Maharaj said that the state government has ensured excellent arrangements for Simhastha. He lauded works undertaken by …

Saint attacked in Simhastha Mela area

Ujjain: A sain participating in Simhastha here was seriously injured on Saturday night after some unidentified miscreants attacked him. In past 24 hours many such incidents including thefts have been reported in the Mela area. Someone attacked the sadhu Tapasvi Giri with a sharp weapon near Bhukhi Mata temple, injuring him seriously. The sage has been hospitalised. Besides, late on Saturday night, a motorcade of sadhus was attacked at two places, resulting in damage to …

My Stamp scheme getting popularity

Ujjain: My Stamp scheme introduced by Department of Post during Simhastha-2016 at Ujjain is gaining popularity. A devotee can perpetuate memory of Simhastha in the form of postal stamp. Total 12 special Simhastha postal stamps’ sheet with photograph of concerning person is provided for Rs 300. One sheet contains 12 stamps.This is being regarded as a novel initiative to perpetuate memories of Simhastha. Devotees have started availing its benefit right from day-one. It is noteworthy …