APCC celebrates Vijay Diway, Foundation Day | Congress mantra of people’s first: Tuki

ITANAGAR, Dec 28: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee Tuesday celebrated the 137th Congress Foundation Day and Vijay Diwas to commemorate the 50 years of Bangladesh Liberation War 1971, at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, here.

Speaking on the occasion, APCC President Nabam Tuki said that the Congress party has always placed the interest of people first and the grand old party is proud of its illustrious history, legacy that truly represents India – multi-cultural, multilingual and multi-religious.

“Congress is the party which led our freedom struggle and guided India to the path of development. Congress is not merely a political organization; it has encompassed every facet of the nation’s life. Congress Party has a rich legacy of love, contributions and development for our Arunachal,” Tuki said.

He further added that Vijay Diwas marked the day of surrender and decisive victory of the Indian Armed Forces over the Pakistani Armed Forces just in a span of 13 days in 1971 Indo-Pak war.

He remembered the martyrs and veterans for the glorious victory in the 1971 war and saluted the bravery & valour of the then fearless Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Two minutes silence was also observed as a mark of respect to the martyrs and heroes of Bangladesh Liberation War.

APCC vice president Mina Toko elaborated the history of Indian National Congress – the largest and oldest democratic political party in the world and the contribution of the party in nation building and development since freedom struggle.

Party’s general secretary Zirgi Kadu in his speech briefed about the history of Bangladesh Liberation War adding, the war marked a glorious chapter in India’s history and the people of the nation remained indebted to the strong and able leadership of Indira Gandhi.

On the occasion, Tuki also presented certificate of appreciation to the Congress Covid Sevak in appreciation to their outstanding dedication and volunteer service in fighting against the pandemic in the state besides distributing gifts to the staff of APCC and frontal organizations as a token of appreciation for their sincere and dedicated service in the office.

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