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The state BJP on Wednesday passed a resolution for the first time at the party headquarters demanding a state holiday on the birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh. In the presence of representatives of various organisations, party state president Ravindra Raina said that they propose a holiday on behalf of the party on the Maharaja’s birthday. All the delegates present on this raised their hands and agreed to the proposal. BJP state president Ravindra Raina said that a holiday will be declared soon on the birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh.
After this proposal, he is going to talk to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. During a meeting with representatives of various social, religious, business and student organizations at the party headquarters on Wednesday, Raina said that Maharaja Hari Singh has played an important role and contribution in the history and freedom struggle of Jammu and Kashmir. The BJP also worked to ensure the holiday on 26 October, the merger day. Similarly, 23 September will be a holiday on the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh and the party will organize a large-scale program on this day.
On this occasion, President of Arora Vansh Sabha Ramesh Arora, social worker Zorawar Singh, Neeraj Kumar of Chamber of Commerce, Arun Chaudhary of Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, President of Retailers Association Yashpal Gupta, President of Dogra Brahmin Pratinidhi Sabha Ved Sharma, Mahant Rameshwar Das, Chamber of Commerce Jammu President Arun Gupta, Amar Kshatriya Rajput Sabha Thakur Narayan Singh, former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and Mayor Chandra Mohan Gupta also supported the demand for holiday on the birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh.
The meeting was attended by Rajesh Verma of Chowk Chabutra Bazar Association, Rajindra Kumar of Link Road Bazar Association, Vijay Gandotra of Dogra Khatri Sadar Sabha, Naresh of All J&K Megh Sabha, Dev Anand Gill, President of All Valmiki Samaj, Murari Lal, President of Kashyap Rajput Sabha, , Hiralal Bhat of Kashmiri Hindu society were also present.