Cong observes National Unity Day & Kisan Adhikar Diwas

Shillong, Oct 31: Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee today observed the 145th birth anniversary of late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and 36th martyrdom day of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as Kisan Adhikar Diwas.

Tribute was paid to both leaders at a function held in Congress Bhavan, Shillong.

Speaking at the occasion, MPCC working president, James S. Lyngdoh remembered the contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who was able to unify 562 princely states to achieve independence from British rule.

He also reminded that Indira Gandhi granted statehood to Meghalaya.