Bhubaneswar : The BJP will hold a Yatra under the named “Gram Udaya se Bharat Udaya” for 11 days from April 14 (Thursday) to April 24, 2016. BJP Odisha president Basant Panda said this to reporters. It is a campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar on April 14 which will continue till Panchayati Raj Day on April 24.
As per reports, the aim of the campaign is to generate nation-wide efforts to increase social harmony across villages, strengthen Panchayati Raj, promote rural development, and foster farmers’ progress. A ‘Social Harmony Programme’ will be conducted in all Gram Panchayats between April 14 to April 16 honouring Dr. Ambedkar and providing Information regarding the various schemes of the government to foster social justice.
- From April 17 to April 20 ‘Village Farmer Assemblies’ to promote agriculture will be organised in Gram Panchayats and information regarding various agriculture schemes and agricultural improvements knowledge will be provided to farmers.
- From 21-24th April Gram Sabha Meetings will be held and there will be a Prabhat Pheri (or morning walk) in the village, a programme on sanitation, a cultural programme as well as a sports programme.