Thursday, July 7, 2011

Dr Mookerjee 111th birth anniversary

BJP remembers Dr Mookerjee on his
111th birth anniversary

The 111th birth anniversary of founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee was celebrated with much fan-fare and enthusiasm by the activists of BJP here today. In this connection the district BJP led by its president Rajesh Gupta organized a function at Bal Niketan in the premises of Ved Mandir Ambphalla where the stationery items, sweets and uniforms were distributed among children of Bal Niketan.

While speaking on the occasion BJP state president Shamsher Singh Manhas said Dr Mookerjee was an institution in himself who dedicated his entire life for the total integration of J&K State with Indian Union and he also laid down his life for this cause.

He said it was Dr Mookerjee who abolished the permit system in the State.

He urged the Party activists to follow the footsteps of late leader and defeat the designs of those elements which are inimical to the national cause in the State.

BJP state general secretary Sat Sharma (CA) said Dr Mookerjee was a symbol of nationalism who was respected by people belonging to all communities. With his dedication to the national cause and spirit of self sacrifice which he displayed Dr Mookerjee became a role model for coming generations, he added.

Others who paid tributes to Dr Mookerjee included Rajesh Gupta district BJP chief, Ved Mandir Management Committee chairman, Amar Chand Gupta, Shiv Kumar Gupta, Bansi Lal Bharti, Lalit Moza, Balbir Ram, Vikram Randhwa, Jaideep Sharma, Munish Sharma, Aseem Gupta, Rajinder Sharma, Karan Singh, Sanjay Baru, Ashwani Sharma and Raj Rani Jamwal.

Another function was held by BJP’s Senior Citizens Cell led by Kuldeep Raj Gupta at Rajouri. While paying homage to Dr Mookerjee, Mr Gupta said it was due to his supreme sacrifices that the permit system was abolished in the State. With his supreme sacrifices the hopes of separatist forces in J&K were dashed to ground, he added.

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