Lala Lajpat Rai remembered



Shimla: Rich tributes were paid to Lala Lajpat Rai on his 83 martyrdom at an impressive function held here today. The statue of the martyr was garlanded by leaders of various parties, including the former Congress legislative party leader, Vidya Stokes in presence of Shimla MC Mayor, Madhu Sood. Commissioner of MC Shimla and Deputy Commissioner, J.S. Rana, SP, R.M.Sharma and several councillors also garlanded the statue. The statue situated at Scandal Point was brought here from Lahore after the partition and was re-erected on August 15, 1948, by Gopi Chand Bhargava, the then premier of the erstwhile East Punjab.

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