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Himachal Pradesh literacy rate increases to 84% for the first time: Chief Minister
The Free Press Journal | 05/08/2022 11:29 AM | Click to read full article
On Thursday, the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur, said that the literacy rate in the state went up to 84 per cent from just 4.8 per cent in 1948.
Addressing the gathering at state level function on the 116th birth anniversary of the first Chief Minister Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar, Mr Thakur said that Dr Parmar laid a sound foundation for the further development of the state apart from just having found the state.