A deputation of the members of Balmiki Community led by former Health Minister and General Secretary, State BJP, Dr. Rajiv Bindal met Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. Chief Minister stated that state Government would be exploring possibilities of development of ‘Balmiki Nagar’ in the urban areas of the state to rehabilitate the members of Balmiki community in a dignified manner.
Chief Minister said that the State Government had always been working towards the socio-economic upliftment of weaker sections of the society and had implemented a number of schemes for their benefit. He said that members of Balmiki community were an important part of the society who had been rendering valuable service with their hard work in maintenance of cleanliness. He said that the State Government would be exploring possibilities of development of ‘Balmiki Nagar’ to rehabilitate the community properly. He directed the authorities of Urban Development Department to resolve all genuine grievances of the community on priority. He assured the delegation that all their genuine demands would be considered sympathetically on priority.