Governor S. Abdul Nazeer offering tributes to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, at Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada on October 2, 2023. Photo: Arrangement
Governor S. Abdul Nazeer paid rich tributes to mahatma gandhi on his 154th Birth Anniversary and garlanded his portrait at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada on October 2.
He also paid tributes to former Prime Minister, Bharat Ratna Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 119th Birth Anniversary.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said that Gandhi Jayanti was observed all over the world as the ‘International Day of Non-violence’ as he fought against the Britishers through non-violence and satyagraha and won the freedom for the country.
The Governor said Shastriji was a humble, soft-spoken but a strong leader, whose call, “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”, inspired the entire nation.
Officers and staff of Raj Bhavan offered floral tribute at the portraits.