J&K LG Hails Jana Sangh Founders Contribution For Kashmir Integration

LG Sinha Says PM Paid Biggest Tribute To Mookerjee In August 2019

Srinagar- Hailing the indispensable contributions of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Thursday that Prime Minister, Narendra Modi paid the biggest tribute to the Jana Sangh founder’s vision, his struggle and sacrifice by effecting total integration of Jammu Kashmir with the rest of country in August 2019.

Sinha made these remarks while addressing the ‘Tiranga Utsav’ programme organized by the District Administration in Kathua on Thursday, an official spokesperson said.

The LG, he said, paid tributes to the great patriot and freedom fighter Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee and said his sacrifices live on in our hearts.

“He was undoubtedly one of the greatest scholars and statesmen of the country. In this Amrit Kal Khand, let us strive to become worthy heirs to Dr. Mookerjee who sacrificed his life for a united and modern India,” the LG said.

Sinha, according to the spokesperson, said that the struggle Dr. Mookerjee endured for human welfare through self-realization was the beginning of a new ideology of public welfare in Indian politics.

The LG, he said, termed Mookerjee’s political life guided by spirituality and determination to uplift the downtrodden of society.

“His slogan of ‘Ek Vidhan, Ek Nishan, Ek Pradhan’ gave a new vision, a new awakening, a new inspiration to the people for a united and modern India,” the LG said.

“A towering man of ideas and ideals, Dr. Mookerjee laid the foundation for the industrial development of the country by setting up three most significant Industrial undertakings, and formulated policies which prepared the ground for future,” he added.

According to the spokesperson, the LG said that in order to make the country self-sufficient in essential goods including defence, Dr. Mookerjee encouraged private investment, supported private enterprises with suitable administrative regulations for speedy industrialization.

The LG, he said, recalled the indispensable contributions of Mookerjee for the complete integration of Jammu and Kashmir with India.

“In August 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid the biggest tribute to Dr. Mookerjee’s vision, his struggle and sacrifice by effecting total integration of Jammu Kashmir with the rest of country. He restored the human dignity and social justice in J&K, which is now walking on a new journey of development,” Sinha said.

“Despite all the obstacles, we have achieved several milestones. We have been able to empower the underprivileged, established social equality, brought industrial development, ushered a new era for young men and women to realize their dreams and aspirations,” he added.

As per the spokesperson, the LG further said that the tremendous participation in National Anthem Singing competition across J&K, while 8000 school children displaying the National Flag under ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign in Tral Pulwama is the true reflection of the new J&K.

He said that the LG asked the people to remember the contribution of great freedom fighters of Indian Independence.

“With the determined efforts of the Government and active contribution of common people, we will make J&K the most developed and top performer UT in the country,” Sinha said.

On the occasion, the spokesperson said, the LG paid floral tributes to freedom fighters and honored the family members of the bravehearts of J&K Police and Security Forces who have made supreme sacrifice in service of the nation.

The LG, he said, also hoisted a 100 feet high Tricolor and appealed the people to participate in ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, bring home the national flag with honour and pride.

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