Ranchi (By our correspondent): Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that Jainism is one of the oldest religions of the nation which preaches non-violence and the teachings of Bhagwan Mahaveer advocate that service to the human beings and their welfare was the biggest Dharma.
Addressing a function organized at the Chief Minister’s residence here in the honour who Jain followers he said that since being the preachers of Jainism have has their link with Jharkhand. Parasnath was an important pilgrimage spot of the Jains and was part of cultural heritage of the state and is also a land of spirituality. He said that in the world level Parasnath should be developed as an import destination for the followers of Jainism which should be the target of all and said that preachers and followers of the religion will have a great role to play to further increase the honour of the state.
Mr. Das said that in Rijuvatika of Parasnath a big temple is being created which has also created jobs for the common people. He said that a high-quality hospital is being built in the area and said that the state government was committed to provide high quality health care facilities to the people. Mr Das said that the state government was also working to improve the commuting facility in the state and in 2019 the Deoghar airport would be ready which would enable people from different states and even across the world to visit Parasnath.
On the occasion and his wife, Rukmini Devi honoured all the Jainism followers and preachers with coconut and shawl and also extended them greetings so that they can play their vital role in building a new Nation.