Pt Nehru was architect of modern India: Congress

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JAMMU, May 27: The 56th Death Anniversary of first Prime Minister of India Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru was observed by the Congress Party throughout province while main function was held at PCC Hq Shaheedi Chowk, here.
The function organized by PCC and DCC Jammu urban was attended by former Minister and Vice President Raman Bhalla, Chief Spokesperson of the party Ravinder Sharma, former Minister and General secretary PCC Incharge District Congress Jammu Yogesh Sawhney, General Secretary PCC Th Manmohan Singh, Senior leader Surinder Singh Shingari, Neeraj Gupta Secretary PCC, Kewel Yogi, functionaries of DCC Jammu-Dr R K Khajuria, Madan Malagar, Anand Gandhotra, Pawan Singh, Ravi Mangotra and Kuldeep Shukla.
Paying floral tributes to Pt Nehru, Raman Bhalla described him as the architect of modern India who laid the strong foundations of independent India.
“Nehru was a great statesman and a visionary leader who took the regimes of the country at a difficult times but he steered country of all sorts of crisis and conflicts of post partition and made it to March on the path of peace, progress and prosperity and self reliance in multiple fields.” Bhalla said.
He added that the Pt Nehru was amongst tallest leader of his times in the world who created a place for India in the community of nations and was leading figure of NAM.
Paying rich tributes to pt Nehru described him as the one of the great stalwarts of the freedom struggle after a mahatma Gandhi and underwent great physical and mental suffering during the freedom movement.
As the first prime minister of independent India, there were great responsibilities and challenges before Pt Nehru and it was his capable and visionary leadership which laid the path of progress and all round development of the country.
Yogesh Sawhney paid rich tributes to the great leader and described him as the great visionary leader who was respected widely in the entire world.
Nehru led the nation to new heights as the first prime minister and will always be remembered for his contributions to the nation and in shaping the policies of a strong nation, Sawhney said.
He lashed out at those forces who try to belittle his contributions and tarnish his image by distortion of history.
He said the forces in power are jealousy of the contributions and achievements of his life and try to mislead the younger generations.

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