MAHENDRANAGAR, Aug 31: Ongoing campaign ''Educate Daughters, Save Daughters" in the Province-2 has been formally launched.
Chief Minister of Province-2, Lalbabu Raut, formally inaugurated the campaign amidst a programme today at the Office of Chief Minister and Council of Ministers.
Province government ministers, speaker and State Assembly members were also present on the occasion where he called for all to lend support and ensure participation to make the campaign a success.
Only physical infrastructure development was not sufficient to achieve the holistic development, he said, expressing his hope that the campaign would be a cornerstone in bringing about social transformation in the entire nation. As he said, the province government was receiving positive feedback from all quarters.
Meanwhile, the province government has decided to give a public holiday on September 2, Sunday on the occasion of Krishnajanastmi Festival. The festival commemorates the birthday of Hindu God Shree Krishna. The Cabinet meeting held on Thursday took a decision to this regard.