Chandigarh, 16 August, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee is all set to celebrate the 75th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. For this purpose a special committee has been constituted under chairman Kuljit Nagra MLA and Secretary All India Congress Committee.
Amarinder Singh Raja Waring will be the Vice Chairman of this Committee while Captain Sandeep Sandhu General Secretary Punjab Congress Committee has been made its Member Secretary.In addition, Kuldeep Vaid, Kushaldeep Singh Dhillon and Inderbir Singh Bularia, Sukhwinder Danny (all four MLAs) have been made members of the committee.
A special meeting of this committee was held at the Punjab Congress Bhawan in Chandigarh today to discuss the program for celebrating the 75th birth anniversary of Shri Rajiv Gandhi ji on August 20. All the district presidents of the Punjab Congress were specially present on the occasion.
The committee directed the district presidents to organize various programs throughout Punjab including blood donation camps, sampling plants, seminars and conferences etc on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi’s birthday. For this work, the Youth Congress, as well as the various units working in the districts, were asked to take up the responsibility and to get the support of the clubs working especially in the rural areas.
Speaking on the occasion, the speakers said that it was important for today’s young generation to know what Rajiv Gandhi contributed to India. It was Rajiv Gandhi who brought the computer to India. It was Rajiv Gandhi who started the Panchayati Raj in the villages.
Speaking on the occasion, MLA Kuljit Nagra, Chairman of the committee said that at present the strongest government of the Congress in India is in Punjab state and it is our duty that we should not leave any stone unturned to deliver Rajiv Gandhi ji’s message in each and every home of state.
He further said that the position India reached today was laid by the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Whereas the present central government is devoting all its credit to itself .He further said that it should not be forgotten that in the past, India laid the foundation for space, defense, technology, panchayati raj etc. But Unfortunately the BJP government is presenting previous achievements of our past governments to people the country in a new way.