PM Modi to Launch 'Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Campaign' in Jharkhand Today

The Prime Minister will address the gathering, which will be beamed live to all the Gram Sabhas of the country.

Published: 24th April 2016 08:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2016 08:59 AM   |  A+A-

By ANI

JAMSHEDPUR: Amid a shutdown called by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 'Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Campaign' on the occasion of 'Rashtriya Panchayati Raj Diwas' in Jharkhand today.

Around three thousand panchayat representatives from all states of the country will participate in this programme.

The Prime Minister will address the gathering, which will be beamed live to all the Gram Sabhas of the country.

On the occasion, he will also give away prestigious awards to states like Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Sikkim, which have devolved maximum powers to Panchayats so far.

Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, will get awards for having made the maximum progress in aligning their laws to Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas Act 1996. This award is being given for the first time.

Meanwhile, security has been beefed up at the area as the JMM will reportedly make attempts to disrupt the Prime Minister's event, despite severe warnings of consequences by the district administration.

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