“Celebrates Lohri With Children of Kalika Colony Jammu”
BJP senior leader and MLC Vibodh Gupta today celebrated Lohri with the poor and underprivileged Children of Kalika Colony Jammu. On this occasion MLC also distributed sweets and gifts to the children. Addressing the children and other signatories Vibodh said that during our festivals we must also think about the children of poor sections of our society. Moreover, our festivals are always a great occasion for all of us which if celebrated togather by different sections of our society can help n spreading the message of peace and brotherhood. He further added that year 2017 is being celebrated across the country as Garib Kalyan Varsh and accordingly Government is taking many initiatives for the welfare of poor and marginalised communities. All the developmental initiatives and celebrations are meaningless until and unless we reach to the last man in the que and make him part of such initiatives and celebrations.He emphasized and stressed the prominent citizens of the state to preserve the culture of our society and teach the students and our children the moral message in our festivals.
BJP State Secretary Vikram Randhawa, on this occasion, termed this festival a secular festival cutting across religious divide and epitomizes secular and mixed culture. The Lohri is celebrated by one and all jointly and is concluded in the evening by making a communal bonafire in every mohalla and street.
Prominent among others who were present on the occasion included Ankush mahajan Mandal President Gandhi Nagar, Kulbir Charak, Subash Chander, Dalbir Singh,Kamal Gandotra, Krishan Lal and others.