CM released the DVD of ‘Janaki’, first short film based on the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign. 13-02-2016
Chandigarh, February 13—The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal,released the DVD of ‘Janaki’, first short film based on the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign, here today. After watching the film, he appreciated the role of each artist and said that such films would help in giving a new direction to the society. The Chief Minister interacted with the cast of the film and blessed Miss Aashi Singhal who played the role of Janaki. The film was produced under the banner of Akansha Film-Production. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Manohar Lal said that the sex ratio in Haryana had improved due to the concerted efforts made by the state government. Steps are being taken to change the mindset of the people towards daughters and such films helped in achieving this goal, he added. Film producer, Mr Ramesh Singhal, said that daughter formed the storyline of the film. It shows that daughters are no less than sons in any respect, and, like sons they too can make their families proud. People just need to change their mind-set. Those present on the occasion included Political advisor to the Chief Minister, Mr Jagdish Chopra, and Additional Principal Secretary, Mr. Rakesh Gupta.