Bhopal,. February 11: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that every person living on the soil of Madhya Pradesh will be made owner of land, on Friday. CM Chouhan was inaugurating the three day long Baiga Olympic at Baihar of Balaghat district on the occasion of Sant Ravidas Jayanti.Chief Minister said that Every person of the state must have land to reside. Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country which is enacting law to provide patta (land deed) to the landless people or by creating plots on government land. A grant of rupees One lakh 50 thousand is being provided to the poor to construct house in the rural areas.
Meanwhile, Singh told, the state government will not leave any stone unturned for the welfare of primitive tribe Baiga. All possible support will be provided for the welfare of Baiga community. If Baiga families wish to adopt family planning on their own, no sterilization operations will be carried out without the permission of the collector. In order to protect Baiga culture and traditions, the Baiga Olympic will be organized at grand level next year.
Also three day agriculture seminar and health camp beside Baiga Olympic was inaugurated by the CM Shri Chouhan. As well as assistance amount worth Rs.28 crore was distributed to the beneficiaries in Antodaya Mela beside Baiga Olympic and Farmers’ convention at Baihar. Chouhan also dedicated and performed bhoomi poojan of various development works.