BJP remembered the great leader from the State of Jammu & Kashmir who worked for the total integration of the state with the dominion of India and popularly known as Sher-e-Duggar. BJP celebrated the birthday of the great leader with great pomp and show while performing Hawan, garlanding of statue besides distribution of Prasad at various places around the region led by BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma along with MLC Ashok Khajuria, State General Secretary Harinder Gupta, MLA & Chief Whip Rajesh Gupta and MLC Adv. Ramesh Arora.
It is worthwhile to mention here that the Pt. Prem Nath Dogra was the tallest Dogra leader of the recent times and was instrumental in forming the Jammu Praja Parishad party in 1947 along with other contemporary leaders to counter the policies of Sheikh Abdullah. He was later elected the President of Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1955.
Sat Sharma, while remembering the services of Pandit ji said that he dedicated his whole life for the upliftment of downtrodden and spent every movement for unity of the state with the rest of the country. He was a great soul who was instrumental in leading agitation for the pride of common people, the Praja Parishad Agitation, which ultimately proved to be a success with the popular slogan of “Ek Vidhan, Ek Nishan, Ek Pradhan” and the BJP under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is following the same very principle to bridge the gap between the hearts of the people.
Ashok Khajuria, appealed the party workers to work dedicatedly for ensuring the reach of party principles to every household of the region. As a mature personality, he was equally respected by his opponents as well, he added.
Rajesh Gupta emphasized on the high morality and standards of workmanship while following the great path of sacrifices shown by or predecessors and said that activists must follow his footsteps for a greater cause.
Meanwhile the birthday of the visionary leader was enthusiastically celebrated at all the Districts, Wards and the Booth levels under the guidance of District Presidents Baldev Singh Billawaria in District Jammu, Ayodhya Gupta in district Jammu West, Omi Khajuria inn Jammu Rural. Similar programmes were conducted across the regions under the guidance of senior leaders.