Ranchi (By our correspondent): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that youth power were the biggest treasure for the state
and with the help of their energy smiles will be brought on the faces of the people as in all the revolutions which have taken place in the world youth have played a vital role.
Addressing a youth conclave organised at the Aryabhata Auditorium here he said that the tribal youth should use their energy in the welfare of the poor and asked them to draw inspirations from the lives of Bhagwan Birsa Munda, Neelabar-Peetambar and other great martyrs who sacrificed their own lives for the cause of their society, village, state, and nation. He asked the youths to do something for their motherland as this was the best way possible to repay her. Mr. Das said that should work for development and welfare of the people as a joint effort needed for the welfare of the masses moreover they also needed to remain aware so that they can get their rights as provided in the constitution and assured them that if they would take one step the state government will take four steps.
Mr. Das said that he was extremely pained by the sufferings of the people of the Santhal Pargana region and in the last four years all efforts are being made to provide them with basic amenities of life. He asked the youth to think about as to how changes can be brought in the society and said joint efforts are needed to prevent the migration of the girls from their area. He asked them to identify the youth and work for their upliftment. Mr. Das said that the members of the tribal community should not confine themselves to goat and pig rearing but they needed to think forward and the future generations should be educated so that they can go on to become industrialists.
Mr.Das asked the youth to create awareness among the people regarding the schemes of the state government and said that education was the tool to help the people get rid of all the problems. He said that the state government wanted the villages to themselves to frame the policies for their development and said that when the people are aware whether the Chief Minister or the Mukhiya can not dare to do any wrong. The Chief Minister said that that work was on to restore the old jail where Bhagwan Birsa Munda was kept by the Britishers. He said that since the government wanted to make every village part of the statue, therefore, a special drive would be conducted from January 9 under which mud from the panchayats, blocks and district level would be collected and on the occasion of birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will be brought to the capital and asked the youth groups to participate in the function.
On the occasion, the farmers, youth and cattle rearers shared their experiences of economic prosperity. The Chief Minister also invited the farmers and the youth to participate in the global agriculture summit to be held on November 29 and 30 in Khelgaon.