LC passes resolution to declare Maharaja Hari Singh’s birth anniv as State holiday


JAMMU: In a historic stepthe State Legislative Council today passed the resolution to declare birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh’s birth anniversary as State Holiday.

Grandson of Maharaja Hari Singh, BJP Legislator, Ajatshatru Singh moved a Resolution urging the Government to declare September 23, birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh, as a State Holiday. The resolution was seconded by another grandson of Maharaja, Vikramaditya Singh, who is also PDP MLC.

Minister for Education and Leader of the House, Naeem Akhtar, Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh, Deputy Chairman, Legislative Council, Jehangir Hussain Mir, legislators Ashok Khajuria, Vikramaditya Singh, Surinder Mohan Ambardar, Ramesh Arora, Firdous Tak, Surinder Kumar Chowdhary and Vibod Gupta participated in the discussion. The resolution was passed by voice vote by the House.

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