Jammu Tawi, November 19
Rich tributes were paid to Indira Gandhi former Prime Minister of India, on her 100th Birth Day today in an impressive function at Indira Chowk, Jammu. President JKPCC Shri Ghulam Ahmed Mir along with other senior functionaries of Pradesh Congress, Legislators, former Ministers & Legislators and leaders of Dist. Congress Jammu, block wards, frontal organizations including large number of Mahila workers paid floral tributes and garlanded her statue and offered flowers. The function was organized by the Dist. Congress Jammu led by President Anil Chopra. Children of Luthra School also offered floral tributes to former Prime Minister. Addressing the gathering, PCC Chief paid floral tributes to Indira Gandhi and recalled her contribution in the freedom struggle, especially when entire top brass of Congress party were arrested in 1942 during ‘Quit India Movement’, she took upon the leadership of freedom movement. Mir recalled the bold leadership of Indira Gandhi, as she led the nation to great heights in the World and took courageous decisions in her life for the might of the nation. The Country progressed on all fronts and faced numerous challenges successfully. He lashed out at those forces who are trying to belittle the role and great works of top stalwarts of Congress especially Nehru – Gandhi leadership for political vested interests. He said the present BJP regime led by Modi is making every effort to distort the historical facts to divert the attention of the nation from contribution of Congress and its great leaders.