In Madhya Pradesh, Gharib Kalyan Week is being organized from 16th to 23rd September to mark the Birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On the fourth day of the week, ‘Vanadhikar Diwas' was celebrated in the State today.
AIR Correspondent reports, on the 'Vanadhikar Diwas’, more than 23,000 forest rights pattas were distributed in 47 districts of the State. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal and Ministers as well as public representatives have distributed forest right pattas to the beneficiaries in other districts.
The State-level programme was held at Tribal Museum, Bhopal. The Chief Minister also addressed all beneficiaries through video conferencing and interacted with few beneficiaries. So far, about 2,70,000 personal and 29,996 community forest rights pattas have been distributed in the State. Mr Chouhan said that the State Government is always ready to ensure justified rights of tribals in the State.
Source: All India Radio