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Chouhan says Happiness Ministry to be constituted soon, outlines concept behind it

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Happiness Ministry will be constituted to ensure that people of the state keep smiling and life is not a burden, but blessing for them.

The Ministry will cover food, clothing, housing, spirituality, Yoga and meditation as well as arts, culture and singing. Chouhan was addressing the Black & White show organised by ETV Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh here today.

In the show, Niche Entertainment presented history of Indian cinema through songs from Hindi cinema's black and white era. Chief Minister Chouhan said that the Black and White show is a wonderful programme.

It should be held at other places of the state also so that maximum number of people enjoy it. He congratulated the show's artistes. He said that old films' songs used to be meaningful. He complimented ETV for effort to perpetuate memory of forgotten songs of Hindi films.

Sharing memories of his childhood, the Chief Minister himself sang film song 'Ehsan Mere Dil Pe Tumhara Hai Doston'. On the occasion, the Chief Minister also presented mementos to show's artistes.

ETV Channel Head Jagdish Chandra delivered the welcome address. He informed that this is the second programme of the show which is being held in Madhya Pradesh after Jaipur. Lauding the state government's policies and work, he said that development works and promotion of good governance are doing wonders in the state.