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Need awareness about literacy in every corner of J'khand: Das

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Chief Minister Raghubar Das today stressed on the need to spread awareness about literacy and how it can become a medium to curb poverty.

Das was speaking at the flagging-off ceremony of an awareness campaign for girls, 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao and Pahle Padhai- Fir Vidaai' here.

"Awareness regarding should be spread in every corner of the state. is a medium to curb poverty," an official release quoted the CM as saying.

Das said girls in are capable of becoming self-dependent, and all they need is an opportunity.

Citing the instance of of district, who refused marriage in favour of education, he said, "The will give assistance in her and award one lakh rupees to her.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 19:50 IST