DEHRADUN, Mar 4
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday asserted that the youth who comprise nearly 57 percent of voters in the state have the capacity to do wonders provided they are properly guided.
Chief Minister Rawat was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the “Millennium Voters Campaign” organised by Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) here on Sunday. He also felicitated nine millennium visually challenged first time voters at the function.
Rawat said that one of the most important asset of Uttarakhand was the human resource in the state. He said that people of Uttarakhand are honest, hard-working and having moral values. He said the state which has such human resource can do anything.
Chief Minister further said that collective efforts are needed to eradicate corruption for the overall development of the state. He said that State Government during its eleven months of tenure had taken stringent steps against corrupt and sent twenty corrupt officials behind the bars in a single corruption case in the state. He appealed to the youth to work honestly and fight against corruption.
Rawat congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP National Chief Amit Shah on party’s victory in recently concluded state assembly elections in Tripura and Nagaland. He also extended his best wishes to the party for the upcoming state assembly elections, slated to take place in West Bengal and Odisha. He termed the victory in Tripura as historic.
Uttarakhand State BJP State unit President Ajay Bhatt said that new voters would surely come forward to cast their votes after being motivated by Millennium Voters Campaign launched by BJYM activists. He said new voters can decide the future of our country. Uttarakhand Higher Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat and Rajpur road MLAs Khajan Das were prominent present on the occasion.