Chaibasa, April 12: Jharkhand Governor Drapadi Murmu inaugurated the “School Chalo Chalyen” campaign at the Kasturba Gandhi School here on Tuesday. The Governor lit up the ceremonial lamp along with the Kolhan Commissioner Arun Kumar Roy to start the campaign.
The principal Swapna Rani Das read out the school’s report and welcomed the government officials and students. The Governor enrolled the new students in Kasturba Gandhi School register and distributed free study kits among them.
Addressing the students and teachers, the Governor said that the students should not fall in the trap of the glitter and attraction of modern time. While recalling her childhood days, Murmu said she belonged to a poor family and the responsibility of the family was on her shoulders. She said that she got her education overcoming several hardships.
Governor mentioned an old adage that the wealth is lost nothing is lost, health is lost something is lost and when character is lost everything is lost.
The Governor said though she was poor she lost wealth, but nothing she lost. She emphasized that one must have a spotless life like angel. “The motto of our education is also to create good character among the students.
While taking of the girl children she said that the girls are more powerful than the boys as the girl can do all kinds of house hold works besides her study.
She added that the social system was manipulated by males with fear that the entire social system might be occupied by the girls so they restricted the women that they cannot plough field.
She also mentioned that Jharkhand has potential in art, culture and sports on a par with Bombay, but they require training and government is ready to help the students in their journey.”
The Governor suggested that the students to utilize the opportunity and build yourself first in order to uplift the fellow citizen. The Governor also flagged off the five “Chalo School Chaley” vans on the occasion. Meritorious students were also awarded with a trophy by the Governor.
SP Dr Michael Raj, ADC Jay Kishor Prasad, DDC Anil Kumar Roy, IAS trainee Nancy Sahay, DSE Pushpa Kujur and others were also present on the occasion.