Kangra: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh reiterated his commitment to preserve and promote Sanskrit language.
Virbhadra, in the 21st foundation day function of Himachal Pradesh Brahmin Kalyan Parishad at Kangra today, said that Sanskrit was the oldest and richest language which gave birth to all other languages in the country. He said that Sanskrit was being taught in central schools along-with many other schools of the state government and six Sanskrit colleges were also functional in the state.
The Chief Minister said that the Brahmin had always been regarded as guide and torch bearer of the society and the community had been instrumental in propagating knowledge in the country.
Virbhadra Singh asked the deputy commissioner, Kangra to find a suitable land to give on lease to the Sabha for the construction of Brahmin Parishad building at Kangra.
Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma, DC C Palrasu, SP Kapil Sharma were present amongst others, however, senior Congress leader GS Bali was conspicuously absent from the function.