Press Release: J&K Pradesh Congress Today Held a Silent Sit in Dharna at Shahidi Chowk Jammu -
Press Release: J&K Pradesh Congress Today Held a Silent Sit in Dharna at Shahidi Chowk Jammu
Posted 30 Jan 2020 06:51 PM


Jammu, January 30 : J&K Pradesh Congress today held a silent sit in Dharna at Shahidi Chowk Jammu and observed the day as “Save Constitution-Save Country” Day to commemorate the martyrdom of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi.

Led by PCC President G.A. Mir (Former Minister) Senior leaders of Congress including former Ministers, Ex-MP, Ex-MLAs/MLCs, DCC Presidents, heads of frontal wings and leaders of different organizational units held a Silent Sit – in - Dharna bearing black badges and carrying play cards of “Save Constitution-Save India”.

The Congress party marked the martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi as “Save Constitution Day” to highlight the anti democratic and unconstitutional actions of BJP Govt. thereby disturbing the peace and Social and religious harmony as well as weakening the Constitutional and democratic institutions in the Country. They observed two minutes silence as a mark of respect to the father of nation and sung the National Anthem at the start and end of the function.

Paying rich tributes, to father of nation President JKPCC Shri G.A. Mir referred to the great contributions of Mahatma Gandhi for the nation and asked the people to remember the ideology and philosophy which killed Gandhiji. He said that the Congress workers and all right thinking citizens have to fight and defeat the ideology which killed father of nation and regretted that those glorifying the killers of Gandhiji can never be the inheritors of the philosophy of Gandhiji. The nation can only remain united and strong by following the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, he said.

He said that father of nation preached non-violence, religious brotherhood and truthfulness and to respect the diversity in our pluralistic society to keep the country united and strong and maintain peace and harmony. India attained a place in the community of nations as a messanger of peace with capabilities to maintain unity in diversity. Today the ideals and philosophy of Gandhi ji is under threat in the country and it is time to follow and strengthen his philosophy and defeat the communal and divisive forces, he added.

Several senior leaders who took part in the silent protest-dharna include Madan Lal Sharma (Ex-MP), Tara Chand (Ex-DY C.M.), S. Gurmukh Singh, Mula Ram, Raman Bhalla, G.M. Saroori , Ravinder Sharma, Former Ministers M.S. Niaz, Jugal Kishore, Yogesh Sawhney, Manohar Lal Sharma, Shabir Ahmerd Khan, Manjit Singh, Raman Mattoo, Rajnish Sharma,Th. Manmohan Singh, Vikram Malhotra, Hari Singh Chib, Ex-Legislators Shiv Dev Singh, Faqir Nath, Ashok Sharma, Ch. Akram, Krishan Bhagat Naresh Gupta, G.L. Chalotra, Ashok Dogra, Indu Pawar, Y.V Sharma, Kuldeep Raj Verma, Khushal Bali, Vinod Sharma, Pranav Shagotra, Satish Sharma, Uday Bhanu Chib, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Raqeeq Ahmed Khan, Rajesh Sadotra, Suresh Dogra, Col. Swarn Singh, Krishan Lal Gupta, Zahida Khan, Rajvir Singh, Harvinder Singh Mehta, Iqbal Dar, Ch. Sukhdev Singh, Praveen Sarwar Khan, Pawan Raina, Narinder Sharma, Neeraj Gupta, Shashi Sharma, Sanjeev Sharma,Suresh Bargotra, Kapil Singh, Corporators Dwarka Choudhary, Gourav Chopra, Sobat Ali and Rashpal Bhardwaj, Sajad Tariq, Ch. Masood, Zahid Malik, Nasir Masih, Camres David, and Leaders from Kashmir Valley Inayat Ullah,, Ab. Qayoom Shah, Saahil Farooq Mir, Faiz Ahmed and others.


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