Congress celebrates 71st Republic Day


JAMMU, Jan 26: Congress celebrates 71st  Republic Day at Congress HQ Shahidi Chowk Jammu in which PCC Chief Shri G.A. Mir hoisted the national flag in the presence of senior leaders and large number of Congress workers.

Former Dy. Chief Minister Tara Chand, PCC Vice President G.M. Saroori , Co-treasurer Rajnish Sharma, Former Ministers Yogesh Sawhney, Shabir Ahmed Khan, President Mahila Congress Indu Pawar(Ex-MLA), DCC Presidents (Jammu Urban) Vikram Malhotra, (Jammu Rural) Hari Singh Chib, Seva Dal Chief  Rajesh Sadotra, Chairmn Intellectual Cell  Smt. Zahida Khan, Chairman OBC Cell  Suresh Dogra, Vice Chairman PCC Minority Cell S. Gurdarshan Singh, Thomas Khokher,  Ch. Zaffarulla, B.B. Gupta, Dr. R.K. Khajuria, Madan Lal Malagar, P.S. Chouhan,  Rashpal Singh, Lalita Sharma, Machael Masih, Nasur Masih, Ms. Tamana, Ramesh Gupta and others.

The Congress Seva Dal presented the salute and sung the national anthem long with PCC Chief and other senior leaders at the hoisting of flag. Leaders of Mahila Congress, Youth Congress, DCC Jammu(Urban)  and others prominent present in the function.

Addressing the gathering PCC Chief recalled the struggle and sacrifices of crores of countrymen under banner of Indian National Congress during freedom struggle led by great leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Sardar Patel, Maulana Azad, Netaji Subash Chander Bose, Shashid Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev and galaxy of other stalwarts of freedom movement.

He said that freedom was achieved with great sacrifices and sufferings of countless countrymen. The present generations owes a responsibility to the forefathers and to the nation and future generations to safeguard the hard earned freedom and democracy in this country. We should remain united and maintain the brotherhood & unity in diversity which is the basic strength of our nation, he added.

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