Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said Public Safety Bill will be presented during the next Assembly session to provide for capital punishment to those who commit heinous crime against children.
The Chief Minister was speaking tonight (1 November 2017) at a state level function to mark the Foundation Day of Madhya Pradesh. The programme was organized at the imposing Lal Parade Ground in the State capital.
The Chief Minister said on this occasion that Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana has been started by the government to protect the interests of the farmers and to ensure for them reasonable prices for their produce.
Chouhan stated that efforts to spread confusion regarding Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana will not succeed. Informing about the scheme, he said that the difference in the amount of model selling rate and support price will be deposited in the bank accounts of the farmers by the state government. He informed that the model or average rate of soybean is Rs. 2580 whereas the support price is Rs. 3050. The difference amount of Rs. 470 per quintal on soybean is being deposited in the bank accounts of soybean producing farmers. Similarly, the model rate of Urad is Rs. 3000 whereas the support price is 5400, therefore the difference amount of Rs. 2400, and difference in the model rate of ground nuts of Rs. 3720 as compared to support price of Rs. 4450 , which is Rs. 730 is being given to the farmers.
Chouhan said that 7.50 crore population of the state must resolve to make Madhya Pradesh free of terrorism, corruption and poverty. People must come forward to give their best. We all have to make Madhya Pradesh, the best state in the world.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister honoured Ramakant-Umakant Gundecha brothers, Amritlal Begad, Janak Palta and Harchandan Singh Bhati with Madhya Pradesh Gaurav Award. Minister of State for Culture Surendra Patwa welcomed the guests. Well-known poet Shailesh Lodha entertained the audience with his poetry. A special dance drama left the audience mesmerized.
Playback singer Shreya Ghoshal also kept the audience spellbound with her performance. At the outset, Suhasini Joshi presented the Madhya Pradesh song. The programme began with the lighting of the traditional lamp.