Srinagar, Oct 02: J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Saturday observed birth anniversaries of father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Srinagar Party Office.
According to a statement JKPCC also remembered Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and recalled his services to the Nation.
J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries and recalled their selfless services and sacrifices to the Nation.
Addressing the Party workers, Ghulam Ahmad Mir highlighted the sacrifices and services of Mahatma Gandhi towards Nation and said Gandhi Ji laid down his life for the harmony and unity in the country, his sacrifices shall continue to inspire the generation across the globe.
Assassination of Gandhi Ji had been great loss to Nation, which could not replaced by anything Mir added and said Gandhi Ji was an anti-colonial Nationalist and political ethicist, who employed peaceful resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s independence from British colonial rule and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.
On this occasion, Mir said the idea of India in great danger under the present dispensation at Centre, so the country men should rise to the occasion to defeat the designs of all those forces hell-bent upon to damage the unity, diversity and secular identity of India.
Paying rich tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri JKPCC President termed the departed leader a visionary under whose leadership India prospered and developed fast.
Shastri Ji was a best statesman, who served as the second Prime Minister of India, Mir said and reminded the Party cadres that the departed leader was a courageous and a man of development, who promoted white revolution, which was popularly called as a National campaign to increase the production and supply of milk, JKPCC President said.
The best way to pay homage to Father of the Nation and Lal Bahdur Shastri on their birth anniversaries was to safeguard and strengthen the harmony and unity in the country.
On this occasion, JKPCC President also condemned forces hell bent upon to damage the very idea of secular India in order to serve their vested interests and said it is the bounden duty of every citizen to work towards strengthening and safeguarding Idea of India.
Those who addressed and paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri included JKPCC Vice President Haji Abdul Rashid Dar, General Secretaries Surinder Singh Channi, Shameema Iqbal, DCC Presidents Abdul Gandi Khan, Fayaz Ahmad Mir, Imtiyaz Parray, Sahil Farooq, Umer Jaan, Dr. Ayoub Mattoo, Nissar Ahmad Mundoo, Mir Ruvais Mohd Ismail Asha, Shameema Raina, Amir Rasool.
Those who were present on this occasion included Bashrat Bin Qadir, Nazia (Corporators) Abdul Rashid Dar (Sangrama), Nazir Ahmad Lone, Irshad Ahmad Ganie, Jawahir Bano, Showket Ahmad Malik, Rafiqa Shameema Sopori, Farhat Qureshi, Saira, Shameema Mir, Waseema Shalla, Raja Farooq, Dr.Fayaz, Hilal Ahmad Wani, Mohd Ashraf, Muzaffar Ahmad Arif Maqbool, Raja Waseem, block Presidents of Kashmir, frontal organization workers. kno