PESA Act implemented, tribals’ loans to be waived: CM


  • Tantya Mama Balidan Diwas programme held in Indore

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
PESA Act has been implemented in Madhya Pradesh. This was announced by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from Nehru Stadium in Indore on Saturday. He was addressing the Jannayak Tantya Mama Memorial function here. Governor Mangubhai Patel also participated in the program. CM Shivraj danced on the tribal song on stage in Indore. The Governor inaugurated the Kranti Surya Jannayak Tantya Bhil memorial site Patalpani. CM Chouhan unveiled the administrative complex.
In Indore, CM Shivraj Singh said that Congress has forgotten Tantya Mama. Congress could not even give tribal ministry in its 50-year tenure. This work was done under Atal ji's government. He announced the implementation of PESA law from the stage. After the implementation of PESA Act, now Panchayats of tribal society will get more rights over local resources. These include the right to land, mineral wealth, protection and protection of minor forest produce. Along with this, Gram Sabhas will also get the right to work for the social justice and religious system of the tribal society.
Statue of Tantya Mama unveiled
Earlier, Governor Mangubhai Patel, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached Patalpani at 12 noon under the memorial program. Here they unveiled a bronze statue of Tantya Mama. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that a fair would be organized every year on December 4 at Patalpani in the memory of Jannayak Tantya Mama. The area will be developed. His memories will be cherished so that the nation can be inspired by his personality and sacrifice. In the memory of Jannayak Tantya Mama, a Navteerth site will be built in Patalpani at a cost of Rs. 4 crore 55 lakhs.
Home Minister Narottam Mishra, Usha Thakur, Meena Singh, Atar Singh Arya, Tulsi Silavat, Rajya Sabha MP Sumer Singh Solanki, Minister Vijay Shah, BJP State President VD Sharma were present on the stage.
The CM said strict action will be taken against those who indulge in usury without license. All the loans given by the unlicensed till August 15 are waived, the borrowers need not return them.
He said recruitment has been started for one lakh backlog posts for young sons and daughters. Under the Chief Minister Udyam Kranti Yojana, loans will be given for setting up industries up to Rs 50 lakh. The government will also give guarantee to the banks and also 3% subsidy on interest.

Land lease will be given to tribals
CM Shivraj said tribal brothers and sisters who do not have land in the state, will be made the owner of the land by giving them a land lease. Accommodation will be arranged. No one will live on the land of Madhya Pradesh without land or house. Will make everyone the landlord.
Like the production of traditional crops, the support price of forest produce will also be fixed so that our tribal brothers and sisters can get fair prices for forest produce and their life can be prosperous.
Chouhan said the process of giving forest rights pattas to my tribal brothers and sisters will continue. Those who have leases before December 6, will be given land. Along with this, all those who are facing minor cases of crime, all of them will be taken back.
Ration will be available in the village itself under your village scheme. Instead of government vehicles to deliver ration, the government has got the vehicles financed for tribal youths by the bank.
Indore's Bhanwarkuan intersection named after Tantya Mama: After the program in Patalpani, the CM and the Governor left for Indore. Apart from the meeting-exhibition, cultural programs will also be held here. Bhanwarkuan intersection in Indore was renamed as Jannayak Tantya Bhil. The family members of Jannayak Tantya Bhil and BJP city president Gaurav Randive were also present. From now on this intersection will be known as Jan Nayak Tantya Bhil.

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