Vajpayee’s birthday celebrated as Good Governance Day

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 25: The 88th birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee was celebrated as Sushasan Divas (Good Governance Day) in a function held at BJP headquarters here today under the leadership of State president, Jugal Kishore Sharma.
The highlights of the function were release of special issue of BJP update, felicitation of four eminent personalities for their administrative excellence and solemn pledge taken by the party activists to work for the betterment of the nation and its citizens as dream of Atalji. The programme began with the singing of a national song by children from Ved Mandir School.
The eminent personalities who were felicitated include former Principal of Govt Medical College, Jammu Dr. Rajinder Singh, Chairman (retd) J&K Service Selection Board Bua Ditta Bhagat, former Special Secretary to Government Sain Dass Sharma and former Chief Engineer A.S. Wazir.
Jugal Kishore Sharma while speaking on the journey of Atal Behari Vajpayee from cycle to Sansad, said that the works taken into hand by him achieved the distinction of being called Yug Purush.
BJP National Executive Member Dr Nirmal Singh said that country witnessed Ram Rajya during Vajpayee’s tenure as Prime Minister which was a dream of Mahatma Gandhi.
Ashok Khajuria MLA Jammu East said that whatever was done by Vajpayeeji as Prime Minister was marvellous. He recalled the visit of Atal Behari Vajpayee in Jammu in 1980 when BJP secured victory in Jammu Municipal Council elections and shared his one to one talk with Atalji.
Shamsher Singh Manhas former State president said that the path shown by Atalji can prove to take the nation a long way as this great personality had the interests of nation and common citizen in mind while taking any decision.
Reports coming from other parts of Jammu region said the birthday of Mr Vajpayee was celebrated at Rajouri under the leadership of Vijay Gupta president Beopar Mandal Cell. On the occasion sweets were distributed among the inmates of Nari Niketan.


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