Shimla (ANI): Former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday donated Rs 13.80 lakh towards the Disaster Relief Fund to Chief Minister Thakur Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu on behalf of all BJP MLAs in Shimla.
The former Chief Minister said that he is working with the government for the people.
“BJP collectively contributed Rs 13.80 lakh towards the disaster cause.
He said that the Women’s Reservation Bill was introduced on the first day of the new session of Parliament, which is historical and historical.
He said, “This issue is long pending and women constitute almost half of our population. I want to thank Narendra Modi for this wonderful initiative. We want women to move forward and become empowered.”
Earlier, Himachal Pradesh Congress on Saturday said Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has set an example by donating Rs 51 lakh of his life savings to the state disaster relief fund and said he is a true philanthropist.
“Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu is truly a philanthropist. He set an example for the entire nation by donating his entire savings of Rs 51 lakh to the Disaster Relief Fund-2023 for Himachal Pradesh which is battling the disaster caused by heavy rains. Is.” And landslides. Himachal Congress spokesperson Saurav Chauhan said, Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has probably become the first Chief Minister in the country to donate his personal savings to the government to deal with the disaster while in office.
“During the Corona period, as an MLA, he broke his FDR and donated one year’s salary and an amount of Rs 11 lakh to the state government to fight this epidemic.” After the damage caused by the natural disaster in Himachal, the Chief Minister. Said Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu along with his team is engaged in restoring the state.
Earlier, Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu on Friday donated his savings of about Rs 51 lakh to the ‘Disaster Relief Fund’ to help the disaster affected people of the hill state.
Due to continuous rains in Himachal Pradesh, incidents of landslides and cloud bursts have occurred in various areas. According to officials, 400 people have lost their lives and more than 13,000 houses have been damaged in rain-related incidents in the current monsoon season. Due to continuous rains in Himachal Pradesh, incidents of landslides and cloud bursts have occurred at many places. (ANI)