Ahmedabad, Sunday: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani attended the consecration ceremony of the restoration of the dilapidated Amba Mata Mandir undertaken at the Rajkot City Police Headquarters premises.
Speaking on the occasion, he said the temples have their contributions to arouse spiritual feelings among the people. He said that people’s welfare works could be taken only by combining devotion with capacity. He lauded the restoration of the temple. The police headquarters also got modern military camp like looks. He complimented the people for the city getting new look.
Mr. Rupani recalled his reminiscences associated with the Rajkot Police Headquarters. He complimented the Rajkot Police for its efficiency in reducing crime rate, safety of the people. He said 33 per cent quota for women in police force would increase their participation in law-and-order situation.
He also distributed ‘Ma Vatsalya’ cards and police welfare assistive kits, laid the foundation stone of police lines community hall, presented a traffic cashless machine, distribution certificates to archers, horse-riders and cooks, felicitated artist Kirtidan Gadhavi, Health Committee Chairman Jaiminbhai Thakar and Ban Labs Managing Director Mauleshbhai Ukani, planted saplings in the headquarters and flagged off a mobile clinic sponsored by Help age India and Modi School.
The Chief Minister was presented a guard of honour.
The Rajkot City Police Commissioner Manoj presented a replica of the temple to the Chief Minister.
Those present at the event included Municipal Finance Board Chairman Dhansukhbhai Bhanderi, MP Mohanbhai Kundariya, Mayor Binaben Acharya, MLAs Govindbhai Bhanderi, Lakhabhai Sagathiya, Arvindbhai Raiyani, Kamleshbhai Mirani, Nitin Bharadwaj, Collector Remya Mohan, Joint Commissioner of Police Khurshid Ahmed, Municipal Commissioner Udit Agrawal, District Development Officer Anil Ranavasiya, Superintendednt of Police Balram Meena, Saurashtra University Vice-Chancellor Nitinbhai Pethani, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Vijay Desani, Arsh Vidya Mandir Acharya Parmatmanandji and people.