Srinagar: On the occasion of 24th death anniversary of former Prime MinisterRajiv Gandhi, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee organized blood donation camps in Srinagar and Jammu on Thursday.
Senior party functionaries and workers from all ten district of Kashmir donated blood and paid glowing tributes to Gandhi, a party spokesman said in a statement .
167 prominent leaders and workers donated blood in Srinagar. In Jammu 90 leaders and activists donated blood on the occasion. The Camp was inaugurated by Pradesh Congress Committee President and former minister G.A. Mir who recalled the supreme sacrifice of late Gandhi for the unity and integrity of the country, he said.
In his speech Mir said Gandhi was architect of the 21st century India who brought the revolution in the field of Information Technology. Today India is leader in computer and IT in the World due to the vision of Rajiv Gandhi, he said.
While paying floral tributes to late Gandhi he remembered the sacrifices given by the Gandhi family for the integrity and sovereignty of the Country. Gandhi family sacrificed everything for the country and people and worked for the development, peace, progress and prosperity of the Country and never compromised on their principles he said. Rajiv Gandhi was a man of commitment and conviction who always worked very sincerely for upliftment of poor and down trodden sections of the country and wanted people of country to prosperity and develop, Mir said.
Mir, however, expressed his dissatisfaction over the policies of Prime Minister Narinder Modi led government in the Country, stating that Gandhian Ideology and pro people policies of this family are being thrown to the winds, as communal tension has already gripped the country.
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