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“Brings Fruits of Development to Villages”: Bishop

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BELLARY, JULY 06: “Bring fruits of development to the economically backward villages and to the socially marginalized people”, urged Bishop Henry D’Souza here in Bellary July 6.

Bishop D’Souza was addressing a group of newly elected Panchayat leaders from the districts of Bellary and Raichur at the Diocesan Social Development Centre (BDDS). About 50 members participated in the two-day animation programme organized by BDDS.

“Leaders need to be agents of social transformation. Such a transformation can take place only through leaders who a practical plan for the society and the same should be implemented thorough ethical values such as service, integrity and selflessness”, declared Bishop D’Souza.

Bishop urged the members to bring the fruits of the various development programmes of the Govt. to the poorer sections in villages.

At the end of the two-day animation programme all the new members were honoured with a showl, garland and a citation.

The programme was ably animated by the BDDS director Fr. Paulraj and KROSS coordinator Cyril Vas.


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