Congress celebrates 140th birth anniversary of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan
ITANAGAR, Nov 6: The 140th Birth Anniversary of freedom fighter Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das was celebrated at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan here on Nov 5. The function was organized by the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee Vigilance Cell to mark the 125 years of the Indian National Congress.
The programme started with floral tribute paid to the portrait of Chittaranjan Das by APCC vigilance cell convenor T K Murtem.
Speaking on the occasion, RD and Panchayat Minister Takar Marde recalled the remarkable contribution of Late Deshbandhu in freedom struggle of the country.
Marde, who is also vice president of the APCC, appealed to the party workers to follow the path shown by great leaders who gave up their lives for the cause of the country and its people.
APCC general secretary Minkir Lollen while recalling the contribution of late Deshbandhu said apart from reaping the fruits of freedom of the country, each and every people should take the responsibility of maintaining peace and harmony in the state and the country as a whole.
APCC secretary A T Kullo briefed on the life history of Late Deshbandhu.
Large number of Congress leaders including APMCC president Yari Dulom, APCC spokesman and advisor to CM, Vishal P Nabam, APCC secretary Byabang Nukh, APCC legal cell chairman Advocate Kholie Tado, APCC Public Grievances Cell chairman Haryom Bam and Congress office bearers took part in the celebration.
Source: The Arunachal Times