AP Guv, CM pay tributes to Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary

Vijayawada, April 5 : Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan and Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy paid rich tributes to former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 115th birth anniversary on Tuesday. Harichandan garlanded the portrait of Babu Jagjivan Ram and paid tributes at a programme held here. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said Babu Jagjivan Ram was a National leader of great stature, a great freedom fighter and crusader of social justice and champion of the oppressed classes. He said Babu Jagjivan Ram was an outstanding parliamentarian and a true democrat who served in the country’s politics for over half-a-century and as a distinguished on Minister for over thirty years, with commitment, dedication and devotion for the upliftment of the oppressed classes. Babu Jagjivan Ram played an active role in the freedom struggle and participated in the Civil Disobedience Movement and Satyagraha, deeply inspired by Mahatma Gandhiji, Harichandan said. Jagan Mohan Reddy paid floral tributes to Jagjivan Ram at the camp office. Taking to twitter, the Chief Minister said Babu Jagjivan Ram has dedicated his life for the people and his service will be remembered. “Babu Jagjivan Ram was a freedom fighter and a leader who dedicated his life for the people. His long service as a Parliamentarian and Deputy Prime Minister to the country is unforgettable”, Reddy said. Meanwhile, YSRCP celebrated the birth anniversary of Babu Jagjivan Ram at the party central office by paying floral tributes to the freedom fighter. Speaking on the occasion, Government Advisor (Public Affairs) Sajjala Rama Krishna Reddy said that the services of Babu Jagjivan Ram to uplift the downtrodden were memorable. He said it was due to the efforts of B. R Ambedkar and Babu Jagjivan Ram, the nation has been moving towards Secularism and Equality. Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh, MLAs Merugu Nagarjuna and Undavalli Sridevi, MLC Dokka Manikya Varaprasad and other public representatives were present on the occasion. DP CS1359

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