|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Jan 23: National Panthers Party with several other, progressive and secular political activists paid rich tributes to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 123rd birth anniversary.
The National Panthers Party expressed surprise on the silence of all ruling parties of India from Congress to BJP that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose has not been honoured with Bharat Ratan. Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party urged the Parliament of India and the leadership of the country to honour all the national heroes who fought and sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country. He demanded that Netaji should have been first to be honoured with Bharat Ratan Award. He demanded that the Parliament should award Bharat Diamond Award to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and to all other Heroes of Freedom Movement including Sr. Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev, Asfaqullah Khan & others.
Netaji's birthday celebrations were organized and heavy tributes were paid by National Panthers Party and other secular-democratic groups. In Delhi, the meeting was chaired by Mr. B.S. Billowria, Advocate, National General Secretary, in Jaipur, the birthday celebration was chaired by Mr. Anil Sharma, President, Rajasthan Panthers Party, in Lucknow, the birthday celebration was organized under the leadership Mr. Ram Aadhar Singh, President, U.P. Panthers Party, in J&K, Jammu the meeting was chaired by party General Secretary, Ms. Anita Thakur and in Chandigarh, Haryana Panthers Party President, Mr. Bharat Bhushan, Advocate.