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General Rawat contributed immensely towards modernisation of Army: Dhami


By Our Staff Reporter

Dehradun, 8 Dec: BJP today organised a meeting to pay tribute on the first death anniversary of former CDS the late General Bipin Rawat in the presence of Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami and State President Mahendra Bhatt. On this occasion, Dhami, Bhatt and other BJP leaders paid tribute to General Rawat by offering flowers before his portrait at BJP State Headquarters, here, today. Addressing the party workers on this occasion, the CM described General Rawat as the pride of the nation and called upon those present to work together for the all-round development of the state by taking inspiration from the general’s life and vision.

CM Dhami added that General Rawat’s contribution to the modernisation and empowerment of the army had been immense.  He reminded that, during his meetings with General Rawat, he used to discuss the state as well as offer advice regarding the economic and social development of the state. Dhami said that the people of Uttarakhand ought to sincerely move forward on the path shown by him, and implement the suggestions regarding agriculture, horticulture, tourism, etc.

State President Mahendra Bhatt said that Uttarakhand is militarily a strongly contributing state and therefore General Rawat is a source of inspiration for every youth of Uttarakhand. Bhatt announced that the Yuva Morcha of the party would organise a blood donation camp on his death anniversary. General Rawat always used to discuss the problems of the state.

State Vice President Kedar Joshi, Shailendra Bisht, MLA Savita Kapoor, former MLA Rajesh Shukla, State BJP Office Secretary Kaustubhanand Joshi, senior BJP leader Sushila Baluni, state media in-charge Manveer Singh Chauhan, Dr Indubala, Kamlesh were among those present at this programme, which was coordinated by BJP State General Secretary Aditya Kothari. A large number of state officials and senior workers including Rajendra Negi, Sanjeev Verma, Satyaveer Chauhan were also present.