October 11, 2011 admin


CHANDIGARH- A 15-member religious delegation of Sri Guru RaviDas Sadhu Sampardai Society led by its head Sant Baba Nirmal Das of Dera Raipur Rasulpur called on the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal to thank him on behalf of the Ravidasia Community for establishing Sri Guru Ravidas Ayurved University at village Kharkan in Hoshiarpur district.
The delegation met Mr. Badal here at his official residence this morning.
            Expressing gratitude to the Chief Minister, Sant Baba Nirmal Das said that the entire Ravidasia community was indebted to him for naming the Ayurved University after great saint Sri Guru Ravidas ji. He said the upcoming university would be a befitting tribute to Guru Ravidas – a great spiritual ambassador and messiah of the poor and unprivileged sections of the society taught us to lead a virtuous and noble life.
            During interaction with delegation, Mr. Badal highly appreciated the efforts of Sri Guru Ravidas Sadhu Sampardai Society in the field of education and social service aimed at bringing awareness among the masses against the menace of drug addiction and female foeticide.
            Responding to the demand put forth by Baba Nirmal das for establishing Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in the name of Sri Guru Ravidas ji at village Churwali in district Jalandhar over an area of five acre, Mr. Badal assured him that he would soon get the feasibility of the said ITI examined from the Technical Education and Industrial Training Department. Mr. Badal also extended invitation to all the members of the delegation to participate in the inauguration ceremonies of the Khalsa Heritage Complex at Sri Anandpur Sahib besides Wada and Chota Ghalughara and Chappar Chiri memorials in the coming days. Conceding their another demand, Mr. Badal directed the Deputy Commisioner Ropar to allot four canal plot at Sri Anandpur Sahib for construction of Dharamshala.
            Later, the Chief Minister presented siropas (rob of honour) to all the members of delegation.
            Prominent amongst others who were present in the meeting included: Member Rajya Sabha Mr. Avinash Rai Khanna, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. D.S.Guru, General Secretary BJP Mr. Rajesh Bagha besides Sant Bhagwan Das, Sant  Nirmal Singh, Sant Chandan Hans, Sant Tehal Nath, Satvinder Singh,Sant Bibi Neena ji Jejon Wale, Sant Satnam Singh, Sant Kulwant Ram and Sant Harcharan Das.

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