JAMMU, Apr 6: Amid Corona lockdown, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) observed its 40th Foundation Day in a very simple manner maintaining the social distancing and other guidelines, across the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir today.
As per directions of BJP national president, J P Nadda and J&K BJP president, Ravinder Raina former MLAs, former MLCs, J&K BJP office bearers, party district presidents, party’s active and primary members and all other party activists also hoisted party flags at their residences across the UT.
J&K BJP president, Ravinder Raina, MP (Lok Sabha) Jugal Kishor Sharma, former Dy. CM Kavinder Gupta, party general secretaries, Ashok Kaul and Vibodh Gupta along with other senior leaders hoisted party flag at BJP Headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, here. BJP district Jammu president, Vinay Gupta and BJP district president, Munish Khajuria hoisted party flag at party district office, Kachi Chawni, Jammu. District presidents of BJP hoisted party flags at district offices in simple way.
Ravinder Raina, Jugal Kishor Sharma and other leaders garlanded the statues of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookherjee and Pt. Prem Nath Dogra after which they paid floral tributes to the portraits of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay and Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookherjee at party headquarter.
Jugal Kishore Sharma, asked all the party leaders that they must actively work for the society by spreading all the necessary guidelines about Corona virus among the masses. He asked them to ensure the social distancing while serving the needy.
Ashok Kaul emphasized the historical relevance of the need of a strong political party based on the values of nationalism and philanthropy. He said that the strong organizational fabric of the party keeps track of the working system of the party.
Former MLA Rajesh Gupta, former MLC Vikram Randhawa, former MLA Bharat Bhushan Bodhi (SC Morcha President), Tilak Raj Gupta, Dr. Pardeep Mahotra, Vinay Gupta, Naresh Singh, Shailender Vaid, Bhoopinder Singh and Naresh Sharma were also present during flag hoisting at party headquarter.
The Foundation Day of the party was also observed in Kashmir and party spokesman Altaf Thakur hoisted the BJP Flag and highlighted the role of party for the national cause since its formation 40 years back.