Expresses concern over declining sex ratio, calls for severest punishment to feticide guilty
JAMMU, DECEMBER 27 – Minister for Forests & Social Welfare, Bali Bhagat has called for social transformation through education which is only a potent tool to liberate the society from prevailing morass in the society.
“The educational institutions have to play a bigger role in making the students able enough to help weed out social evils like female foeticide from the society”, the Minister maintained
He said students, who are future of the nation need to be inculcated social and moral values along with academic activities enabling them to contribute in creating a harmonious society.
Addressing a large gathering of teachers, students, parents and prominent citizens at an annual day function of S.D. Memorial Higher Secondary School at Karwanda in Bhalwal block here today, the Minister said that society is confronting with the social evils like domestic violence, dowry, drug addiction, eve-teasing, female feticide, corruption and other immoral issues and eating the vitals of the society and it is need of the hour to make collective and result oriented efforts to create healthy environment for the coming generations. He said parents, teachers, social and religious organizations have greater responsibility to come forward to work in close coordination to make the society prosperous and progressive.