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MP to observe 'Anandam' programme in bid to help needy people: CM Shivraj

Updated: Jan 12, 2017 17:57 IST
Bhopla (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Jan. 12 (ANI): In an unique initiative to bring happiness to the needy people, the Madhya Pradesh government is set to organise an event 'Anandam' here on January 14.

"Any person who wishes to donate material can keep the items at Anandam. On the other hand, the needy persons will get the same for their need from that centre," Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chauhan said in an exclusive interview to ANI.

The programme, which aims to provide happiness to the needy, will be organised at around 11 a.m. by the Madhya Pradesh government.

"The programme of 'Anand Vibhag', the unique initative being undertaken by the Madhya Pradesh Government, will officially begin from January 14. The first programme is 'Anandam' where people can contribute anything if they have it in abundance,"he added.

He further appealed to the people to participate in the programme, adding that helping others is the biggest religion.

The state government had constituted the Anand department on August 6, 2016. The Anand Utsav will be across the state from January 14 till January 21, by the Anand Institute which functions under the Anand Mantralaya. (ANI)