Through Pandit Nehru’s story,Chief Minister Mr. Baghel explains democracy to the Children of Prayas Residential School

On the inauguraion ceremony of Prayas Residential School,Chief Minister took on the role of a teacher

Raipur (  |On the occasion of the inauguration ceremony of Prayas Residential School built at a cost of Rs. One crore, the Chief Minister Mr. Baghel took on a teacher’s role and explained the concept of democracy to the children. The Chief Minister narrated the story of Pandit Nehru in his class of democracy and told the children how there was a difference in governance between a democratic India and an India under slavery. Continuing the story, he said After the Indian Independence, An old woman once held Nehru Ji’s collar and asked “Tell me Jawahar, What have I got from this freedom? To which Mr. Nehru replied, You have received the right to question, and you can even question the Prime Minister of India.” Mr. Baghel further told the children that the policies in India under slavery were not made according to the people’s favor but according to the self-interests of the British colonial system. He told that the finest quality muslin was prepared in India. This muslin was so fine that it would even fit in the ring, Through their policies, the Britishers had forced India to be completely dependent on Manchester Mills for muslin production.

On this occasion, The Chief Minister also told the children about their rights and duties. The Chief Minister said that democracy gives you freedom of expression, but at the same time, it also tells the necessary duties to follow as a responsible citizen. He explained this with the example of traffic sense. If you don’t follow the rules then you have to pay a fine. The Chief Minister also asked questions from the children on this occasion. He asked who were the members of the Hindi Committee in the Constituent Assembly in Chhattisgarh. He told that the late Shri Ghanshyam Gupta ji, who is related to Durg, played a significant role in this. Along with this, he also informed the Children about Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar’s significant contribution in drafting our Constitution.