|EARLY TIMES REPORT|
JAMMU, Nov 19 : In a meeting held In Pradesh Congress Seva Dal office under the leadership of Balvinder Singh Sambyal (State Chief Congress Seva Dal J&K) tributes were paid to Smt. Indira Gandhi.
On the Occasion Sambyal said Indira Gandhi, was one of the best-
Globally known women of the 20th century. She was a bold Lady and was a genius. She went across many ups and downs in the Political journey but always faced them boldly finally succeeding with flying colors.
Sambyal, appealed to the Congress High Command and to get a new Congress office Constructed in Jammu in memory of Indira Gandhi
Some of the Senior Leaders like Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Sigh, Jagdish Tytler, Gulam Nabi Azaad and others in the Congress Party who got the opportunity to work with the glorious lady of 20th Century Indira Gandhi possess great leadership qualities like Indira Gandhi and are assets for our Country.
Sambyal during the occasion also mentioned the failure of the intelligence agencies in regards to the Grenade attack on the Shop in Narwal. In context to the same Sambyal appealed the local people to remain alert and help the local Police in case of any suspicious person or substance observed.
Others Present In the event were SS Jamwal, Pankaj Chhibber, Vinay Gupta, J K Kaul, Anil Sharma, Dr.M L Rao, Sardar Harinder Singh, Rehmat ullah, Rajesh Sadotra, Anwar Choudhary, Verinder Sharma and Smt. Rajni Sharma
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee celebrated the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi at a function at PCC HQ Jammu today.
President J&K PCC Prof. Saifuddin Soz-MP presided over the function which was attended by Senior functionaries of the party and Ministers, Legislators , district presidents and other senior leaders of the District Congress Committee Jammu and Frontal Organisations.
Paying floral tributes to Smt. Indira Gandhi Prof. Soz described her as a dynamic leader who was always committed to the welfare of the poor and the downtrodden in the country. She launched various programmes for the upliftment of the poor and the weaker sections of the society.
While referring to the ongoing elections to the four seats to the Legislative Council from the Panchayats, Prof soz said that the benefits of the democracy can only percolate to the grass root level by strengthening and fully empowering the Panchayat Raj Institutions
Several senior leaders of the party also paid floral tributes to Smt. Gandhi and remembered her contribution and her supreme sacrifice for the unity and integrity of the country. Prominent among them included S/Shri Dy. Chief Minister, Tara Chand, Dharam Pal Sharma-Sr. Vice President PCC, Minister for Health Shri Sham Lal Sharma, Minister for Revenue Shri Raman Bhalla, Th. Hari Singh, S. Gurmukh Singh (Vice Presidents PCC), MOS Shri Aijaz Ahmed Khan, MOS Shri Shabir Ahmed Khan, Shri Mohd. Sharief Niaz-MLA, G. M. Saroori-MLA, Smt. Indu Pawar-MLA, MLC Shri Ravinder Sharma General Secretary & Spokesperson, Vice Chairpersons of the Boards Bashir Ahmed Naaz, Smt. Swarn Lata, Shri Kuldeep Raj Verma; Smt. Kanta Bhan, Ch. Zaffarullah, Thakur Puran Singh-Ex-MLA, President DCC Jammu (U) Om Chopra-Ex-MLA, President DCC Ramban Bharat Gandhi-Ex-MLA, Shiv Dev Singh-Ex-MLA, Shri S.R. Sudhir, Rajinder Singh Kaka-President DCC Poonch, President NSUI Udhey Singh Chib, Working President DCC D.S. Langeh, S. Manjit Singh-Ex-Minister, Girdhari Lal Chalotra-Ex-MLA and Sham Lal Bhagat (Congress nominee for MLC elections).