The Indian Nationwide Congress (INC) will observe its 136th basis day on Monday. The All India Congress Committee (AICC) members have instructed celebration state items to organise ‘Tiranga Yatra’ and run a social media marketing campaign ‘Selfie with Tiranga’ with a view to interact with the youth. They’ve additionally issued directions to comply with social distancing protocols within the view of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The INC, shaped on December 28, 1885, performed its first session in Mumbai from the aforementioned date to December 31 of that yr below the chairmanship of lawyer Umesh Chandra Banerjee.
“December 28, 2020, marks the 136th yr of the muse of INC. On at the present time, the PCCs are requested to look at the celebration basis day in state and district headquarters and instruct office-bearers, MPs, MLAs/MLCs to take part within the features,” the AICC mentioned in a press launch. ”Tiranga Yatras and different such revolutionary campaigns might also be organised following the mandatory social distancing protocols,” it added.
The celebration, which has been talking up in assist of the farmers agitating towards the three farm legal guidelines on the borders of the nationwide Capital, may also concentrate on extending solidarity with them as a part of its basis day celebrations. “The PCCs are additionally requested to pay solidarity to our preventing farmers who’re sitting in an indefinite protest towards the farm legal guidelines,” the discharge learn.
“INC has been on the forefront within the efforts to forge a secular, democratic and united India, an India which is a world chief in all fields and has at all times put India first regardless of all odds and obstacles. The INC fought for and gained India’s independence, cast the constitutional concept of India, constructed up the nation from one of many poorest (when India gained independence) on the earth to a world superpower,” AICC mentioned.
In the meantime, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is not going to attend the programmes organised by the celebration as he can be on a private journey overseas. Get together common secretary Randeep Surjewala confirmed this on Sunday. ”Rahul Gandhi is at present travelling on a brief private journey,” he mentioned.
(with company inputs)