Rich tributes were paid to former Deputy Chief Minister & veteran Congress leader Pt Mangat Ram Sharma on his 91st birth anniversary today, in a function at Jagat resorts, Jammu.
Prominent leadership of Congress party and different political parties, social and trade organizations and members of civil society participated in the function organised by Pt Mangat Ram Sharma fan club and family members.
JKPCC President Vikar Rasool Wani was the chief guest while CWC member G A Mir ptesided over the function which was attaded by Former BJP President & Ex- MLA Ashok Khajuria, Senior Vice President & Chief Spokesperson Congress Ravinder Sharma, Sheikh Bashir Ex-MLC and senior NC leader, Former ministers & Vice Presidents PCC Yogesh Sawhney, Yash Pal Kundal SS Channi, besides Rajnish Sharma Mian-Vice President and Treasurer PCC, Dr C L Gupta,Yash Pal Gupta Traders Association,Kanta Bhan, journalists Sohail kazmi,Zorawar Singh Jamwal -Team Jammu Capt Murti Gupta,,Adv Shah Mohammad, Pranab Shagotra, Zahida Khan, Aslam Qureshi, Adv V K Maggoo, Shashi Sharma, Shakeel Shah, Pawan Raina, Narinder Gupta, Satish Sharma, Amrit Bali, Narinder Sharma, ,Manmohan Singh, Balbir Singh Naresh Sharma, Santosh Majotra, Pankaj Dogra, Bhupinder Singh Capt Murti Gupta,Sanjeev Dubey, Ch Dwarka,Vijay Sharma, Udey Bhanu Chib Hussain Ali waffa, Akash Bharat Ajay Lakhotra, Sanjeev Panda, Rajvir Singh, Vijay Shastri, Madan Chalota, Ravi Shastri, Heera Lal Pandita, Lalita Sharma, Ricky DalotraJatin Raina , AP Lucky, Aniruddh Sawhneybesides several other prominent political & social leaders attended and paid rich tributes.
Floral tributes were paid to the veteran leader by several speakers praising the leadership qualities of Pt Mangat Ram Sharma & sharing their experiences of his personality and passion for service of service to people.
JKPCC President Vikar Rasool Wani paid floral tributes to him, stating that his qualities of leadership impressed everyone irrespective of political affiliations and caste, creed, colour, region or religion.
He was one of the most respected leaders of Jammu and Kashmir who had a vast experience of public life. He won the hearts of all sections of society by his approach to common man.
CWC member and former PCC President Shri Ghulaam Ahmed Mir shared the description of his personality who was approachable to everyone irrespective of castle, creed, colour. He left an indelible mark on every one who approached him in any manner.
He was a stalwart of Congress party of his time who had a vast experience of the political and social situation of the state and nation. His services shall be remembered for a long time to come.
Working President JKPCC Shri Raman Bhalla described him as great leader who had lot experience, understanding and patience. He treated every body alike and fought for the due rights and share to Jammu region.
He always served the people throughout his life and ramained amongst people all times . He was down to earth and every one could approach him for help. He encouraged younger generation in the politics and we all learnt a lot from him.
Shri Ashok Khajuria Veteran BJP leader also paid rich tributes to Pandit ji and recalled his great contributions in public life in different capacities.
Dr C L Gupta shared his experiences with him being a neighbors and closely associated and described him as a people’s man whose doors were always open for every one, irrespective of the caste, colour and creed.
Ravinder Sharma described him as a great leader and stalwart of the party who was respected by the people of all walks and trusted by Congress leadership.
Yogesh Sawhney also paid rich tributes to him and described him a leader of masses who always stood for the cause of people especially Jammu region for equitable share.
Several other prominent speakers paid rich tributes to Pandit ji and described him a great political personality of J& k. The speakers appreciated Rajnish Sharma for following his father’s footsteps and to organize the tributes paying function every year in his memory. Family members, relatives and fans of Pandit ji attended. Senior Congress leader Sanjeev Dubey conducted the proceedings.