Celebrate girls and give them equal opportunities: Balbir Sidhu

Balbir Sidhu at a Lohri function

The Fact News Service

Mohali, January 13: Health and Family Welfare Minister Punjab Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu along with the members of Bar Association celebrated the Lohri festival of daughters in the grounds of the local district administrative complex and honored the girls by distributing gifts and Lohri.

He further said that the Punjab government had taken another historic decision by giving 33% reservation for giving jobs to our daughters while 50% reservation has also been given to women in local body and panchayat elections. Regarding the steps taken by the Punjab Government under the empowerment of daughters. Mr. Sidhu said that as soon as the Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh formed his government, the scope of Shagun given to daughters under Ashirwad scheme was increased. He appealed to the parents of the girls to give their daughters equal opportunities.