Dehradun, May 20 UNI | 2 months ago

The Death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi would be observed as ''Simplicity day'' by the Uttarakhand Congress all over the state.

Announcing this today, the state congress spokesman Dhirendra Pratap said instructions were given by the state Congress president Yashpal Arya to all the District and Block unit of the Congress to hold simple functions and public welfare events like distributions of fruits.

The main programme would be held at state Congress headquarters 'Rajiv Bhawan' tomorrow morning.

Chief Minister Harish Rawat would attend the function in the memory of the late leader as Chief Guest.

''Mr Arya would preside over the function,'' Mr Pratap added.

(Posted on 21-05-2014)