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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
05-April-2017 12:20 IST
Samta Diwas observed

A homage function on the occasion of the 110th birth anniversary of  Babu Jagjivan Ram was organised at 0730 hrs to 0800 hrs on 5thapril 2017 at  Samta Sthal, opposite Rajghat, New Delhi by the Babu Jagjivan Ram National Foundation. The Function at Samta Sthal started at 0730 hrs by paying homage by Hon’ble Vice President Shri Hamid Ansari, Ex Speaker Lok Sabha Smt Meira Kumar, Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment and President Babu Jagjivan Ram National Foundation Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Vijay Sampla, Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Ramdas Athawale,  Smt. G. Latha Krishna Rao Secretary, Department of  Social Justice & Empowerment, Senior officers of the Ministry, family members of Babuji and large number of followers. Large number of Cabinet Ministers, MPs and various other high dignitaries, social activist and followers of Babuji attended the prayer. An all religion prayer meeting was also organised. The prayer for all religions was offered by the Granthis, Father and Maulavies.


Sanjay Kumar/jk/M/o-SJ&E/05-04-2017