On the occasion of Deepawali also known as Diwali, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath celebrated the festival among the ‘Vantangiya‘ people (forest dwellers) on Sunday in Tinkonia village No. 3 in Gorakhpur.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of a total of 52 development projects worth ₹ 153 crore for different gram panchayats of Gorakhpur district on the occasion.
Sharing the joy of Diwali with members of the Vantangiya community in Tikonia No. 3 village in Kusamhi forest, the Chief Minister also remembered the struggle for the rights of Vantangiyas, pointing out that any struggle done in a positive spirit never goes in vain.