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Main hoon na…UP CM healing touch to Covid orphans

GORAKHPUR: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath turned emotional on Friday when he was interacting with five children who lost either one of their parents or both due to Covid-19.
The CM, while talking to their legal guardian, said that all the expenses of their education and bringing up would be borne by the state government.
The CM Also visited the Children Shelter Home (Bal Ashray grih) on Jail road and assured them all the support from him saying, “Main hoon na (I’m there), don’t worry for anything.” Earlier in the morning, he held janta darbar.
The chief minister expressed his happiness on seeing the children recite Mrityunjai Mantra and Gaytri Mantra and a little girl read English alphabets at the shelter home. Manager of the shelter home, Usha Das told the chief minister that there are 40 children of which 22 children are upto 2 years and rest of them are upto 6 years. The CM gave gifts to the children before leaving for Balia and Varanasi. .
While talking to reporters at Gorakhnath temple, the chief minister said, “The entire world is facing the challenge of the world’s biggest pandemic in the last 100 years. India under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took various steps to fight against the pandemic. We need to understand that coronavirus has become weak but had not ended yet and precaution is our biggest weapon in this fight against Covid. With joint efforts we could overcome it.”
CM Yogi said that six children in the district lost euther pne of their parents or both due to Covid-19 infection. He added that 174 children a ross the state will be be provided the benefits of the Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojna.
The CM, telling about the Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojna, said that the government will take the responsibility of those children who lost their parents or a bread earning member. Centre and the state government have made various provisions for such children and the state government will give Rs 4,000 per month to these children till they reach 18 years of age, he said adding that the education arrangements for these children would be made at children shelter home, Kastoorba Balika Resident Colleges and Atal resident schools. Besides, after 18 years, the government will provide them free technical and higher education while an amount of Rs 1 lakh 1 thousand will be provoded to girls for marriage.
The chief minister appealed to people to go for Covid test in case of Covid like symptoms and vaccination against the virus. While expressing gratitude towards PM Modi, the CM said, “PM Modi has presented an example of public welfare with Gharib kalyan (poor welfare) package, free ration and Atmanirbhar (independent) package. Under his guidance, 15 crore people of the state are getting free ration every month.”

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