Balrampur (UP): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that Mission Shakti campaign has not only been successful in realising objectives like women safety, self-reliance and empowerment but also has been recognised by other states and is serving as an example.
After flagging off the ‘Mahila Sashaktikaran’ rally marking the onset of Navratri in Balrampur, the CM said, “I offer my obeisance to the Goddess on the beginning of the auspicious festival of Navratri. Devipatan Shaktipeeth has its own greatness. The devotees come here from far-off places during Navratri to worship the deity.”
Yogi said that the UP Police had started a campaign in 2020 under Mission Shakti. “Today, as Navratri begins. UP Police has started two programmes. The first rally will start from the holy abode of Maa Pateshwari, Balrampur and will reach Lalitpur in Bundelkhand. The second yatra will start from Maa Vindhyavasini Dham and will reach Gautam Buddha Nagar,” he said.
He said, “On Ram Navami, the first yatra will culminate in Lalitpur and the second in Gautam Buddha Nagar. The rally will promote awareness of issues related to women’s safety, dignity and self-reliance.”
On the occasion, the CM expressed love and care for children. During this, the local women heads also presented mementos to the CM. Zila Panchayat chairman Aarti Tiwari, MLA Kailash Shukla, several women representatives and administration-police officers were present.