Nation remembers Bapu on his 143rd birth anniversary

Oct 02, 2012 16:04 | Poltics

Tributes to Father of the Nation

Prof. Prem Kumar, Chief Minister joined Her Excellence the Governor  Smt. Urmila Singh in paying  floral tributes to the Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 143rd Birth Anniversary and to the former Prime Minister of India  late Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri near Central Telegraph Office, Shimla today.

They were followed by Shri Suresh Bhardwaj, Shri Sohan Lal, MLAs, Shri Sanjay Chauhan, Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Shimla and Shri Tikender Panwar, Deputy Mayor and Smt. Veena Thakur, Chairperson, Social Welfare Board and other dignitaries on the occasion.

Devotional songs which were dear to the Father of the Nation and former Prime Minister were sung on the occasion. Prabhat Pheries were also taken out in the early hours of the morning all over the State.

 Dr.Arun Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Shri R.S. Gupta, Principal Private Secretary to the Chief Minister and Shri Chander Shekhar Pandit, S.P., other senior officers and prominent people were also present on the occasion.