Floral tributes were paid to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali on their anniversaries at Rajiv Bhawan, the state Congress headquarters, on Tuesday. Offering garlands on the portraits of the leaders, the Congress leaders called both of them as stalwarts who had enhanced the glory of the country before the world.
Senior Congress leader Vijaypal Sajwan said that Malaviya had set up Kashi Hindu University to ensure that the culture of the country was preserved in those difficult times. “He also guided the youth to build their character and serve the nation,” he added.
Other speakers on the occasion also dwelt on several facets of the life of the legendary educationist and leader. They said that Malaviya had understood the momentous role of education in nation -building and he was firmly convinced that an educated person alone could understand his right in a much better way. They said that Malaviya had acted as an inspiration for many universities and recalled that the great leader had a special affinity with the region now Uttarakhand. Terming Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali, the famous hero of Peshawar incident hailed for directing Garhwali troops not to fire on unarmed Pathan protesters as one who had enhanced the pride and bravery of Uttarakhand, the Congress leaders said that he is a fount of inspiration for the whole country. They said that the people of Uttarakhand take pride in the courage Garhwali exemplified.
Among those present on the occasion were the former MLA Rajkumar, Mahanagar president Lal Chand Sharma and the state party spokespersons R P Raturi and Garima Dasani. Read most posts…
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 | PNS | Dehradun—
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