Bhilai, Mar 02, 2019: On Saturday, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel attended the 55th convention of Rajput Kshatriya Mahasabha here at Durg. Addressing the gathering, Baghel said that the members of Rajput Kshatriya Samaj possess the qualities of self-respect and bravery. They have a glorious history of making sacrifices for the motherland. The women of this samaj too have the glorious history of bravery and sacrifice. He added that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is the pride of this samaj. He is the symbol of indomitable courage, bravery and strength. Baghel further said that the Rajput Kshatriyas of Chhattisgarh have maintained their self-respect along with the Chhattisgarhiya qualities of simplicity and ease.
The representatives of Rajput Kshatriya Samaj welcomed the chief minister with turban and sword. Considering the demand raised the representatives of the samaj, Baghel announced to provide five acres of land. He asked the representatives of the samaj to select an undisputed piece of land and assured to provide the same for social and educational purposes.
Chief Minister Baghel further spoke about the contributions of Rajput Kshatriyas for development and progress of the state. He expressed gratitude towards them for their support and contributions. Considering the present scenario, Chief Minister urged the representatives of the samaj to organize mass marriages. He counted the benefits of organizing mass marriages and stated that such events promote social integrity and brotherhood.
Presiding over the event, Cabinet Minister Ravindra Choubey spoke about his relations with the Rajput Kashatriya Samaj. He said that right from the beginning of political career; the members of Rajput Kshatriya Samaj have given him precious support. He added that Rajput Kshatriya Samaj is the sect which is dedicated for guarding the motherland.
Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu was present as special guest. He stated that Rajput Kshatriya Samaj played a vital role in the resurgence of the nation. They are making significant and historical contributions for the nation from centuries. They have played vital role in development and progress of all the communities, Sahu said. Bhilai MLA Devendra Yadav, Rajput Kshatriya Mahasabha President Hori Singh Daud and other dignitaries were present.