By TC News Desk
Agartala: August 30: Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Tuesday unveiled a book named “Glimpse of Tripura’s Development Since 1949” released by the Planning and Coordination department at the Secretariat in Agartala city.
Speaking at the unveiling ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, Dev Varma said this book is a document of transition of the state from 1949 till date in the developmental areas the effort made by the Maharajas of Manikya Dynasty and the state government.
Citing the vision of the present government in Tripura, the Deputy Chief Minister said “Our government always thinks of development, it is a chain reaction. This book significantly focuses on the king’s rule. Our government believes in documentation of history, if documentation is recorded then the history could be distorted. Hence, this book has everything starting from 1949 to the present day.”
He also said “This book also depicts the picture of ‘Rajmala’ where 184 kings ruled the state before its merger with the Indian union. In fact, Maharajas of Manikya Dynasty also contributed immensely in education and other development fields.”
“The state government has been taking several steps to improve connectivity, strengthen and modernise infrastructure, augment power supply, improve health services, empower women, ensure welfare and upliftment of weaker sections of the society, eliminate corruption and establish good governance and this has already started to bear fruit. The state Government is focusing on inclusive development with the spirit of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas aur Sabka Prayas’ which means growth of every individual, development of every part of the state with everyone’s trust and efforts”, Deputy Chief Minister told reporters.
Dev Varma is expecting that the effort of the Planning (P&C) Department for publishing the coffee table book, highlighting the history of the spectacular transition of the state from 1949 till date will definitely be very useful to all the readers to know a lot about the small and beautiful state of Tripura.