BJP pays glowing tributes to Dr Shyama Prasad Mookherjee
JAMMU/SRINAGAR, June 23: Jammu & Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) paid glowing tributes to Dr Shyama Prasad Mookherjee by organizing various programme across the Jammu & Kashmir to commemorate the Balidan Diwas of Dr Shyama Prasad Mookherjee.
J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina paid tributes to the great ideologue on his statue situated at Mookherjee Chowk at Kathua. General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Koul paid tributes to the great leader in Srinagar. Former Dy. CM Kavinder Gupta along with others, paid tributes at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu.
Former President & former Minister Sat Sharma along with others paid tributes to the great leader at party office Kachi Chawni and Wards 26, 30, 31, 40, 41 etc. in Jammu West District.
General Secretary Adv. Vibodh Gupta paid tributes on booth 51, Satwari Mandal, Jammu.
General Secretary Dr. Devinder Kumar Manyal paid tributes to the great leader on polling booths Kotli and Nandpur in Ramgarh Manal in Samba District.
Speaking on the occasion, Ravinder Raina said “Dr Mookherjee sacrificed his life while agitating to end the permit system under which any one leaving or entering the State had to obtain a permit, a practice which did not exist in any other state of the country”.
“It was the sacrifices of Dr Mookherjee that Jammu and Kashmir is full integration with rest of the country and it was considered as one of the great step for the national interest”, said Ashok Koul, adding, “He never compromised on principles and questioned the provision of separate symbols for this state”.
In his address, Kavinder Gupta said, “Person like Mookherjee are very rare and their life serves a source of inspiration for generations to come and as far as BJP is concerned Dr Mookherjee is a source of inspiration for the entire BJP cadre”. Sat Sharma recalled the sacrifice made by the patriot for the integration of Jammu and Kashmir into the nation. He said that Mookherjee laid down his life opposing the system of having two sets of laws for Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of the country.
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