'Gwalior fair showcases local culture, 50% discount in road tax on purchase of automobile'
BHOPAL: The famous Gwalior fair was inaugurated by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
He said that the fair is not a mere trade fair but a reflection of local culture and traditions. Chouhan said that it is a unique venue and people from all regions arrive and get a chance to buy different things at one place.
After the inauguration, CM said that Gwalior fair is a symbol of the concept of Self Sufficient Madhya Pradesh. This fair is historical too. Chouhan was virtually inaugurating Shrimant Madhavrao Scindia Gwalior trade fair from the State hangar of Bhopal.
From Gwalior, Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, Member of Parliament Vivek Shejwalkar, Revenue and Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput, Minister Omprakash Sakhlecha, Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar and public representatives were virtually present.
Chief Minister said that this Gwalior fair is a medium to change the lives of traders. Direct employment is available in the fair, he added. Thousands of people are getting benefited from the Gwalior Mela. 'We have decided that we will give 50 percent exemption in road tax on the purchase of auto mobiles in the fair', he announced.
The Chief Minister extended best wishes to the people and businessmen of Gwalior zone. He congratulated the organizers for their contribution in making the fair a good one. Chouhan said that Gwalior is now moving fast on the path of progress. There are many important institutions in Gwalior and vital installations of importance.
The Gwalior fair will be important as far as business is concerned and also citizens would enjoy shopping as all commodities are available for women, children and common citizens. He wished the organisers and citizens and said that he was hopeful it would be progressive and successful.