Jamshedpur: The newly-elected president of East Singhbhum Zila Agrawal Sammelan, Santosh Agrawal, and state president of Pradeshik Agrawal Sammelan, Jharkhand, Basant Mittal, were felicitated at a function held in Tulsi Bhavan, Bistupur, on Thursday, under the aegis of International Vaisya Federation (IVF). The programme was chaired by state president Mohan Lal Agrawal. The welcome speech was given by general secretary Srikant Dev.
In his address, Mittal said dedication for the organization could change the community and create greater public awareness. He said the community members should take up projects to ensure welfare of the under-privileged people.
He said the outfit was working to install the statue of Agrasen Maharaj at important places across the state. Agrasen Vatika and university will also be set up in the state, he said.
Santosh Agrawal stressed the need to remove ignorance from the minds of the young generation.
Among those present on the occasion included Akash Shah, Pintu Sah, Om Prakash Khandelwal, Ramjeelal Agrawal, Manish Khemka, Vijay Saundik and Rakesh.