Marriage ‘Mahakumbh’ of 2400 Poor Girls

Singrauli. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that a Mahakumbh was held on the occasion of completion of ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ Seva Yatra at Amarkantak on May 15. Marriage Mahakumbh of 2400 daughters is held at Singrauli today. Both the Mahakumbhs were grand, pious and amazing. Every person should make collective efforts to organize such programmes taking inspiration from this marriage mahakumbh for happy life of poor daughters. This large marriage programme under the Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah/Nikah Yojana has set a record in Madhya Pradesh, he added.

He was addressing the large marriage ceremony programme under the Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah/Nikah Yojana held at Baidhan Nagar of Singrauli district. Also, 200 nikahs were performed on the occasion. Chouhan mentioned that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also participated in the Mahakumbh held at Amarkantak on May 15. The Prime Minister had expressed happiness over the fulfillment of ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ seva yatra’s objectives and peoples’ cooperation. Moreover, the Prime Minister said that the yatra has taken a form of large public movement to make Narmada river incessant and to make it pollution free. Chouhan mentioned that the state government has decided that every river of the state will be conserved and protected. Hence, sand mining will not be allowed in the rivers with machines. Complete ban will be imposed on mining through machines. No sand mining will be allowed from Narmada river at any place. This movement will be continued in different forms. Sand from Narmada river could be obtained in quantity which will not cause damage to the river’s environment. How much sand is to be mined will be decided on the basis of scientific advices and the decision will be taken by a committee under the Chairmanship of Industries Minister. Action will be taken if sand is mined from the rivers against the decision of the state government. Dumpers, machines engaged in mining will be confiscated, he added.