Srinagar, May 21: Describing Rajiv Gandhi a man with great conviction, commitment and a visionary, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) in a function held at Party Srinagar Party Headquarters today, paid glowing tributes to Former Prime Minister and Gandhi Icon on his 26th death anniversary.
The Party also described the assassination of Former PM as an irreparable loss to the entire Nation.
On this occasion, Pradesh Congress Committee organised a function at Srinagar Party Headquarters to pay tributes to Former Prime Minister in which Congress Legislators, Office bearers and senior party leaders participated and paid floral tributes to departed leader.
The function was presided over by MLC Vice President Gulam Nabi Monga and it was addressed by MLA Haji Ab. Rashid Dar, MLA Usman Majeed, Mohd Anwar Bhat, Spokesperson Farooq Andrabi and other leaders also.
The leaders while recalling the services rendered by Rajiv Ji to the Nation, paid rich and floral tributes to Former Prime Minister and observed two minutes’ silence as a mark of respect of the deceased and described him as an architect of modern India.
They said Nation would continue to remain indebted to the Gandhi Family for the selfless services and sacrifices given by it for the integrity, security and safety of the Country. The Country has lost a great & revolutionary leader in the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi under his leadership, the Nation touched new heights in respect of Education, Computer Science, Science Technology and other top sectors befitting people directly.
They said Rajiv Gandhi who introduced Panchayati Raj System in the country was highly concerned about the wellbeing of the people especially poor and down trodden section, who had remained not reachable post-independence, but he (Rajiv Ji) introduced the Panchayat Raj System aiming to involve the people, at grass roots level, in their own developmental process, which also helped the people to know their basic rights. He always remained committed to the cause of serving people, it was his dream to see the people of India progressing, educated and self-reliant, as a result, he took various revolutionary steps to ensure overall development of the Country, they added.
The introduction of Computer Education and Science Technology brought India at par with the fast developing countries, which proved a turning point in the development of the people especially those who were poorest of the poor. India has become a hub of IT due to the vision of Rajiv Gandhi and it touched the new heights in Computer Science, they said.
Among other who spoke and paid tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on this occasion Included, Amreen Badre, G.N. Mir Lasjan, Surinder Singh Channi, Hilal Ahmad Shah, Shamema Iqbal, Mohd Sultan, Irfan Naqib, Subodh Mukoo, Zahid Hussain Jan, Imtiyaz Parray, Haji Farooq Mir, G.M.Ganie, Imtiyaz Khan, Jawahira Bano, Musthaq Bazaz Sahil Farooq, Dr. Syed, Mohd Yousuf Bhat, Amir Rasool, G.A. Gujree, Shameema Khan, Mir Rovais, Sheikh Reyaz, Irfan Kullar, Abdul Qayoom Sheikh, Mohd Ramzan Dar, Sajad Ahmad Dar, Bashir Ahmad Khan, Zulfkar Qureshi, Arshid Tantray, Arif Maqbool. (KNS)