Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday urged the Vaish community to help in the growth of state’s economy and appreciated the community’s contribution to the society. He was addressing the International Vaish Convention at Ravindra Natya Griha in Indore.
The chief minister felicitated recently elected Vaish community MLAs and ministers from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and other personalities from the community. He also felicitated two meritorious students from Rajasthan and one from Indore.
The convention saw huge response. Those present included International Vaish Federation president Ramdas Agrawal, Chhattisgarh ministers Amar Agrawal and Brijmohan Agrawal, Punjab’s health minister Madan Mohan Mittal, Member of Parliament from Kolkata Vivek Gupta and state ministers Uma Shankar Gupta, Kailash Vijayvargiya and Jayant Malaiya and BJP city head Shankar Lalwani.
Vaish community members from the fields like politics, social service, health, engineering, business, industry, media and others from India and abroad attended the mega convention.
The Vaish community delegates would visit Ujjain on Sunday.
Members share their experiences
Earlier in the day, members of Vaish Samaj of Indore shared their experiences at meeting held at Mangal City hall.
It was a moment of unity and pride when the members of the Vaish community including personalities from Agarawal Samaj gathered under one roof.
The most prominent member of Vaish community Ramdas Agarawal spoke about the future plans to make the Vaish community to connect more and grow more. “We are here to put our efforts so that the traditions and customs of our community reach our future generations and efforts provide them with various facilities,” he said.
Media baron and another member of the community Ramesh Chandra Agarwal also shared his happiness and views during the occasion. “We are really happy to stand in unity and it’s a great honour to be here. We are working for the people of our society and will continue to work,” he declared.
Indore is a city where people are fond of serving visitors and feel happy to welcome them. We want more and more people to our city, said state Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is in welcome committee.
At the meeting a ‘Vision Document’ was released and a short presentation was made on the future projects planned by the committee members.
The Agrawal Samaj Kendriya Samiti, one of the active organization of the city also launched a web portal. The web Portal www.indoreagarwalsamaj.org will provide members of the community various facilities and a directory of members’ names, contact numbers and address. More than 2,500 people of Agarwal Samiti have already been provided with their usernames and passwords.