Deepotsav Celebrations: Adityanath Govt Lights Up 5.51 Lakh Diyas In Ayodhya; Sets World Record
Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday set another world record by lightning as many as 5.51 lakh diyas or earthen lamps during the Deepotsava celebrations in Ayodhya on the occasion of Diwali.
Addressing the gathering, UP CM extended Diwali wishes to people of the country and said that his government has always walked in the footsteps of Lord Ram. He also stated that "victory can be achieved" without breaching any boundary.
UP CM said that PM Narendra Modi established Ram Rajya in the last five years in the country. He further highlighted all the initiatives carried out by the Central as well as the state government. Adityanath termed Ram Rajya an ideal form of governance adding that there is no discrimination against the poor or people from any religion and everyone is treated equally. He further said that PM Modi’s noble initiatives touched the lives of all the people of the country.
Yogi Adityanath and Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel with artistes dressed up as Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshman during Deepotsav celebrations. (Image: PTI)
During the event, UP CM launched an all-encompassing emergency helpline number '112' to access police, fire brigade, ambulance and other services under the Emergency Response Support System. He also launched a senior citizen safety initiative 'Savera', an official release said.
"This single helpline number 112 will reduce the response time. Route chart of 112 should be prepared and positioning at district, station level should be done," Adityanath said at the launch event. He said people do not need to remember different numbers for different tasks now. All emergency services have been integrated for the task, he added.
Devotees light earthen lamps on the bank of Saryu River during Deepotsav celebrations. (Image: PTI)
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