APCC celebrates birth centenary of Indira Gandhi

ITANAGAR, Nov 19: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) celebrated the birth centenary of first woman Prime Minister, late Indira Gandhi at the Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan here on Sunday.
Led by APCC Vice President, Minkir Lollen, party workers, including PCC office bearers, frontal organi-sations, City Congress Committee and INC Municipal members paid floral tribute to the portrait of late Indira Gandhi on the occasion.
Lollen remembered the contributions of Indira Gandhi towards the nation, particularly when India was reeling under severe drought and famine twice across the country. It was Indira Gandhi who had initiated the Green Revolution to save the people and nation, he said.
During the Indo-Pak War in 1965, Indira Gandhi, the then Information & Broadcasting Minister, under Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Ministry, had fearlessly visited the Punjab border to encourage and cheer the Indian Army.
The APCC also distributed fruits to the indoor patients in Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences at Naharlagun and orphans in Oju Mission School to mark the birth centenary of Indira Gandhi and wished them good health and bright future.
At Oju Mission School, APCC Spokesperson, Mina Toko highlighted Indira Gandhi’s social and political contribution to the nation. She described how Indira Gandhi brought a new revolution, which made India a powerful nation.