Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Himachal CM unveils statue of Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 96th birth anniv., releases book

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday released a book ‘Atal to Atal Hai’ written by noted writer and poet Associate Professor Dr. Inder Singh Thakur on life of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his 96th birth anniversary.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur unveiled the statue of the late Prime Minister of India at the historic The Ridge .

While addressing the “Atal Samriti Samaroh” on the occasion of  ‘Sushashan Divas’ by the State language, Art and Culture Department at Gaiety Theatre, Chief Minister paid rich tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a statesman and a great personality who, due to his politics of principles emerged as a statesman with national appeal.

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The Chief Minister said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a legendary and visionary leader who defined highest values of leadership and his contribution for the development of the country would be remembered for the years to come.

Jai Ram Thakur said that despite being away from active politics for over a decade at the time of his demise, lakhs of youth joined the last journey of Late Shri Vajpayee which shows his deep impact in the lives of the people of the country. He said that nation was first for Vajpayee ji and therefore regarded as the true statesman by people of the country.

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