- Chief Minister Mr. Baghel performed customary rituals at Karneshwar Dham and prayed for the progress and prosperity of the state
- Chief Minister announces construction of pucca road, pond beautification, and opening of nationalized bank in Sihawa soon
- Government high school to be named in memory of Shri Abhishek Golcha, martyr of Jheeram Ghati
Raipur (the states. news) Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today visited Karneshwar Dham, situated in the lap of Sihawa mountain in Nagri forest area of Dhamtari district. This is the first time that a Chief Minister of the state visited the fair organized there on the occasion of Maghi Punni. He performed the customary rituals in Shiva temple built in eleventh century by Somvanshi King Karnaraj. He also visited other temples and prayed for the progress and prosperity of people in the state. On this occasion, Chief Minister inaugurated the main gate newly constructed by Karneshwar Mahadev Trust. Chief Minister, in his address on the occasion, directed the collector to give community forest rights certificates to the gram panchayat to solve the venue problem for organizing Karneshwar Mela near the point of origin of Mahanadi, the lifeline of the state, and ‘Tapobhoomi’ of Saptrishi.
On this occasion, Chief Minister Mr. Baghel also announced opening of a nationalized bank in Sihawa region, sanctioned Rs 10 lakh for pond beautification work, and also approved construction of 800 meter paved road in Deurpara. Besides, he also announced that the government high school in the city will be named in memory of the martyr Shri Abhishek Golcha of Jheeram Valley. Under Ram Van Gaman Path circuit, tourism will also be developed in Sihawa region. (media saheb.com)