Rich tributes paid to Gandhi
Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated in various places in Karimnagar district on Sunday. Leaders and functionaries of different organisations paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi. Government Chief Whip Koppula Eswar and Collector Neetu Prasad garlanded the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Koti Rampur and paid tributes. On the occasion, Koppula Eswar said that Gandhi and his contribution to world peace would be remembered for ever. MLC Naradasu Laxman, MLA Gangula Kamalakar and others also paid tributes to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives fighting against the British rule.
Gandhi Sadbhavana Rally
The day was also celebrated at Alphores Group of Schools and Colleges, where chairman V Narender Reddy and other faculty members and students paid tributes to Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Sastry by garlanding their portraits. On the occasion, Alphores held ‘Gandhi Sadbhavana Rally’ from school grounds to Gandhi statue in the city. After flagging off the rally, Reddy said that Gandhi’s ideals of peace and non-violence had acquired international reputation and UNO had declared his birthday as International Non-Violence Day. Principals of various schools and colleges and faculty members took part in the celebrations.
Gandhi Jayanti at NTPC-Ramagundam
At NTPC-Ramagundam, Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated with patriotic favour. Executive director Prasant Kumar Mohapatra and officials paid floral tributes to the Father of the Nation. Among those who paid tributes to Gandhi include U K Dasgupta, S R Bhavaraju, M N Prasad, Y Srinivas and Deepthi Mahila Samithi president Sujata Mohapatra. Office-bearers of different associations and unions, employees and their family members also paid tributes to Gandhi. Gandhi’s favorite Bhajans were also rendered on the occasion.