Only women can take the country towards peace & prosperity: Governor

Only women can take the country towards peace & prosperity: Governor

ITANAGAR, Jan 30: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra and his better half Neelam Misra paid a visit to Ramakrishna Sarada Mission, Khonsa in Tirap district today.

Besides visiting the first girl’s boarding school of the State and interacting with the Matajis and students, they also made a round of the hostels, dining hall, bakery and other facilities of the school.

In his address to the students, the Governor said that he can see Laxmi (prosperity), Sarswati (knowledge) and Durga (power) in them. He expressed his confidence that they will do well in life with dedication, commitment and discipline.

While stating that the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is a lady, the Governor advised they must emulate her.

He said that a developed society is the one where the man and woman share equal responsibility and equally contribute. If a woman is given her due importance, the society will move forward and prosper. Sky is the limit and only you can take the country forward and towards peace and prosperity, Governor said.

The Governor, who commended the Ramakrishna Mission Order for its service in the field of education in the State in his Republic Day speech, reiterated his appreciation for the Matajis and Didis of the Ramakrishna Mission Order.

The Governor and his better half felicitated Roankhin Dada (class VI), daughter of Ashok Chakra recipient Havildar Hangpan Dada, on the occasion. They also advised her to be strong and confident and consoled her as she broke down in tears during the meeting.

A colourful programme based on patriotism and traditional cultural heritage of Tirap district was presented on the occasion. Talk on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was also delivered by one of the students. A number of alumni of the school were also present.

The Governor and his better half also visited District Hospital, Khonsa in the Day. They distributed fruits to the indoor patients and visited different wards, facilities and the blood bank.

Interacting with the medical officers and officers of district administration, the Governor pointed that hospitals in the State require infrastructure, equipments, doctors and staff, particularly critical specialists.

Sharing his observations at Bomdila, Monigang and other places where he visited, the Governor said that issues are being taken up at various levels. Proposal on seeking assistance from volunteers at national level, who can render service for limited period, will be explored, he added, said an official press note.

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