Cong pays homage to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary
The Congress leaders remembered her role in nationalisation of banks, poverty alleviation, conceptualising twenty point programme and bringing glory to the nation in Bangladesh war
The leaders and workers of the Congress party remembered former Prime Minister (PM) Indira Gandhi on her 102 birth anniversary on Tuesday. A programme was organised in the state party office of the Congress on the day in which floral tributes were paid to the former Prime Minister. The Congress workers and leaders remembered Indira Gandhi for her sacrifices for the nation and resolved to march ahead on the path shown by her.
On the day, Congressmen led by Mahanagar President, Lal Chand Sharma garlanded statue of former PM at Indira market. Speaking on the occasion, Sharma said that Indira Gandhi played a key role in bringing the nation ahead on the path of progress with her immense talent and intelligence.
The speakers also remembered her role in nationalisation of banks, poverty alleviation and conceptualising twenty point programme.
The Congress leaders said that the Indira Gandhi attained worldwide recognition and fame and attracted the attention of the world towards India with her hard work.
The spokesperson of the state unit of Congress party R P Raturi said that Indira Gandhi showed her steely resolve when she made the enemy bow before the mother India in the war of 1971.
He said that Gandhi entered into Shimla pact for peace in the region. Raturi further said that Indira Gandhi led the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) which uplifted the image of the country in the world community. The speakers on the occasion were of the view that Congress party has always strived to maintain peace and harmony in the country but some divisive forced are taking the nation back.
The Congress workers resolved to fight such elements and put pressure on the government to work on the right path.
Former Rajpur road MLA, Rajkumar, General secretary Navin Joshi, district president Sanjay Kishore and others were present on the occasion.
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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