Mr Digambar Kamat, former CM and presently leader of opposition, Goa. Today urged all the congressmen to ensure that the welfare schemes of Capt Amarinder Singh led Punjab government are taken to grassroots level so that maximum number of people can be benefitted from them.
He said this during a function organised by District Congress Committee (Urban) Ludhiana to honour him at a hotel, here today. The function was organised by DCC (Urban) president Mr Ashwani Sharma.
During the function, Mr Kamat interacted with the senior leaders of Congress party. He said that the Congress party has always worked for the welfare of masses and it was only during the tenure of UPA government as well as other Congress led governments at the centre that the country has progressed at a fast pace.
Cabinet Minister Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu urged all Congress workers to work hard so that the party wins all 4 upcoming assembly by-elections in the state.
He said that the Punjab government is committed for the welfare of all sections of the society and several welfare schemes have been started. While interacting with Mr Digambar Kamat, Mr Ashu listed out some of the welfare schemes being run by the Punjab government.
Prominent among those present on the occasion included MLAs Mr Rakesh Pandey, Mr Surinder Dawar, Mr Kuldeep Singh Vaid and Mr Sanjay Talwar, Mayor Mr Balkar Singh Sandhu, Senior Deputy Mayor Mr Sham Sunder Malhotra, Deputy Mayor Mrs Sarabjit Kaur, Ludhiana Improvement Trust Chairman Mr Raman Subramaniam, District Youth Congress president Mr Rajiv Raja, Chairman Mr KK Bawa, Senior Congress leaders Mr Kamaljit Singh Karwal, Mr Major Singh Bhaini, Mr Munish Kalia, besides several others.