Union Minister of State Ajay Bhatt Emphasizes Women’s Leadership in Sita Sakhi Samiti Initiative

By Vipin Gaur
New Delhi, – Union Minister of State for Defense and Tourism, Ajay Bhatt, highlighted the pivotal role of women in the development of the 251 feet high statue of Maa Sitaji and the associated area in Sitamarhi. The project, under the Ramayana Research Council, aims to transform the site into a hub for power, tourism, and cultural activities.

A significant meeting convened at the Parliament House on Tuesday, presided over by Union Minister Ajay Bhatt, brought together women parliamentarians from diverse states. The session focused on discussing strategies and perspectives to propel the initiative forward. Women MPs showcased their commitment to the cause and expressed their willingness to actively contribute to the endeavor. Their unanimous support underscored the importance of the project in promoting cultural heritage and empowering women.

Among the notable attendees were Prayagraj MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Sidhi MP Reeti Pathak, Union Minister of State Annapurna Devi, Sheohar MP Rama Devi, Bhind MP Sandhya Rai, Chhota Udaipur MP Geetaben Rathwa, Bharatpur MP Ranjita Koli, Guwahati Queen Ojha, Tehri Garhwal MP Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah, Raigarh MP Gomti Sai, Rajkumari Diya Kumari, Badaun MP Sanghmitra Maurya, Raiganj’s Deboshree Chaudhuri, and Prayagraj’s Phulpur MP Keshari Devi, among others.

Addressing the gathering, Union Minister Ajay Bhatt urged women parliamentarians to transcend political boundaries and collaborate in fostering awareness among women across the country. He emphasized the need for a united effort to ensure the success of the Sitamarhi project.

During the meeting, Minister Bhatt also highlighted a monumental 1108-page book chronicling 500 years of struggle for the construction of the Lord Shri Ram Temple in Ayodhya. The book, written by Ramayana Research Council, is slated for translation into 10 international languages and is scheduled for release in multiple countries, in addition to Hindi.

The presence of numerous officials from the Ramayana Research Council underscored the collective commitment to driving this transformative initiative forward.