Congress celebrates 136th Foundation Day
Mir cautions party workers about challenges of time
Jammu: Congress party today held a function at its heaqarters in Jammu to celebrate the 136th Foundation Day of the party, which is being celebrated all over the country.
PCC Chief, G A Mir hoisted party flag at party HQ in the presence of large number of workers, a party spokesman said.
Mir presided over the function that was attended by several other senior leaders.
Addressing the gathering Mir threw light on the history of Congress party and its contribution and sacrifices for the freedom of the country and achievements towards nation building in the post-independent period. It was on this day in 1885, the Congress was founded and during its 135 years of the service to the nation, the Congress party remained committed to the principle of secularism and socialism and for strengthening the unity and integrity of the nation.
PCC Chief cautioned the people and party men about the challenges before the party by the communal and divisive forces in the country and reiterated the pledge to remain committed to the fundamental ideals of the party and make it stronger to meet the challenge.