Greeting people on the eve of MP Foundation Day, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan urged the citizens to contribute their best in taking MP ahead in all spheres.
The main function to mark the day would be held at Lal Parade Ground on Saturday evening from 6pm. Music composers Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani will perform at the main function. Besides, artistes from various parts of the country will stage legendary Kalidasa's Meghdutam.
In his message to people, Chouhan said MP had scaled new heights of development during the last decade. "It was a matter of happiness and pride that MP had become a pioneer in the country in economic growth and agriculture growth rates," he said. The state was moving fast towards industrialisation, the CM added. "This is the day to take resolve for state's development with full vigour," Chouhan said.
Bhopal-based government offices have been granted a half-day holiday on Saturday on the occasion of MP Foundation Day. The offices will work till 2pm. The half-day holiday has been granted to enable officials and employees to reach Lal Parade Ground, a statement from the government said.
Anganwadi Chalo Abhiyan to be launched
On the occasion, Chouhan would inaugurate an 'Anganwadi Chalo Abhiyan' and a 'Bal Swachchhta Karyakram' at the CM House. He would flag off a 'rath' (chariot) and a rally to create awareness among people.