Mangaluru, Nov 15, 2014: DK District Congress Committee (DCC) celebrated one-hundred-twenty-fifth birth anniversary of India’s first PM the late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, here on Friday November 14.

Speaking on the occasion, DCC designated-president Ibrahim Kodijal said that Nehru’s contributions are immense for the growth of our country. His birthday is being celebrated as Children’s Day nationwide, to respect him of his extraordinary contributions for national growth.

Mangalore south MLA J R Lobo said that Nehru joined in freedom struggle and after he became PM, he had introduced 5-year plans to set up industries and created employment opportunities.

The mayor Mahabala Marla called on the gathering to follow the ideals of Nehru in life and strive for social development.

MLC Ivan D’Souza said that it’s because of the able leadership of Nehru, India got its due respect from worldwide countries.

DCC members Sadashiv Ullal, Sasidar Hegde, A C Bhandary, Suresh Ballal, Mohammed Badruddin, Vishwasdas, T K Sudhir, Daranendra Kumar, Subhod Alva, Nazeer Bajal, deputy mayor Kavita Vasu, Jacinta Alfred, Mohammed Kunjatbail, Ratikala, Sabita Misquit, Laxmi Nair, Shailaja, Nagaveni, Mamata Shenoy, Steven Maroli, Jayakar Samarta, Premanat, C M Mustafa, Ramanand Poojary, Chetan Kumar, Girish Alva, Mohammed Arif and others were present.

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