SRINAGAR: In connection with the 42nd death anniversary of late Prime Minister of J&K Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad a grand function was organised by Bakshi Memorial Committee at Banquet hall here today.
Minister for Health and Medical Education, Mr. Taj Mohi ud din was the chief guest on the occasion while as MLC, Ms. Khem Lata Wakhloo, renowned poets, Mr. Rehman Rahi, G.N Khayal and Director Radio Kashmir, Ms. Rukhsana Jabeen were among the prominent personalities present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Taj hailed the contribution of Mr. Bakshi in the development and welfare of the State. He said late Prime Minister’s role in nation building will be remembered forever in the history of Jammu and Kashmir.
Mr. Taj recalled Bakshi sahib’s efforts in creating administrative infrastructure like building of civil secretariat, Srinagar and Jammu, besides Medical and Engineering colleges in the State to provide professional degrees to the students of the state.
During the function, other speakers also lauded the role and contribution of late Prime Minister in the upliftment and welfare of downtrodden and weaker section of people across the State. They described Mr. Bakshi a great visionary under whom the State has enjoyed the era of peace, stability and development.
On the occasion, Bakshi Memorial Committee awards were given to the people belonging to various sections of the society who have made contributions to the welfare of the society.
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