Jain religious leader to address Haryana assembly

Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) A religious leader of the Jain community will on Friday address the Haryana assembly here, state Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Thursday.

Sharma said famous Jain Muni, Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj, will deliver ‘Kadve Pravachan’ at the Vidhan Sabha complex on the first day of the assembly’s monsoon session which starts on Friday.

This was unanimously decided at an all-party meeting held here recently, Sharma said.

“I had requested him to address assembly members. The ‘Kadve Pravachan’ programme will be held at Vidhan Sabha at 3 p.m. in which Chief Minister Manohar Lal, all ministers, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries and other MLAs will be present,” Sharma said.

Haryana has a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government since October 2014.

–IANS

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