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JD(U) leaders demanded to declare birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh as state holiday

Srinagar: In a statement issued by Party President GM Shaheen said that “Maharaja Hari Singh is a symbol of the nation and vicious campaigns have dented his image.

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JD(U) leaders demanded to declare birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh as state holiday

This is the first step towards restoring the image of the great visionary and people’s maharaja,”. He added saying that “Maharaja’s Birthday was denied whose colossal contributions made millions of nationalist people of the State to call themselves as proud Indians.”

 

Vivek Bali State General Secretary said that “The nationalist people of the State and the country were eagerly waiting for the announcement of the Govt.’s decision on holiday, Mr. Bali urged upon the Governor to immediately come up with the announcement of 23 Sept as Gazetted holiday in the State. He further maintained that the declaration of Maharaja Hari Singh’s birthday as State holiday would be a befitting tribute to the legendary ruler who was the symbol of pristine Dogra culture and heritage.” He added that “Maharaja Hari Singh was the icon of secularism and modern democracy who introduced several social reforms in the fields of Judiciary, Education, Revenue, Finance etc. His contribution towards women empowerment, alleviation of racial discrimination on the basis of caste, creed and colour was impeccable and visionary.”

 

Other JD(U) leaders also urged Hon’ble LG and Government of India to state holiday to commemorate Maharaja Hari Singh’s birthday, a strong contingent of JD(U) leaders spearheaded by Mr. G M Shaheen JD(U) and Vivek Bali State General Secretary other leaders staged. They spoke about the great role of the Dogra ruler in making, shaping and expanding the state and that of Maharaja to accede the state to India. They further added that Maharaja Hari Singh provided justice to all irrespective of any caste or religion and declaration of his birthday as state holiday would be a befitting tribute to the legendary ruler.

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