'Beti bachao, Beti padhao Abhiyan', Beti Janm Utsav celebrated on Baisakhi

Baisakhi which was celebrated yesterday saw the traditional Baisakhi Mela of Billawer dedicating it theme to 'Beti Bachao Beti Padao Abhiyan' in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Also Janm Mahaotsav of girls was celebrated during the Baisakhi Mela organized by District Administration at Naaz Ground in Billawer. Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh played the chief guest and inaugurated the fair. While addressing the gathering, Deputy CM Dr. Nirmal Singh appreciated the role of the district administration for highlighting such a major issue. He appealed to the people to celebrate the birthday of girl child as they celebrated it for boys. A cake cutting ceremony was also organised in which more than 150 newly born girls and their parents participated.