PARLIAMENTARIANS PAY TRIBUTES TO DR. RAM MANOHAR LOHIA
New Delhi, 23 March 2017: Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan; Union Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence Shri Arun Jaitley; Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan; Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Prof. P.J. Kurien; and former Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson, Ethics Committee (Lok Sabha) Shri L.K. Advani; led the nation in paying floral tributes at the portrait of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his Birth Anniversary, today. Several Union Ministers; Members of Parliament; former Members of Parliament; and Secretary-General of Lok Sabha Shri Anoop Mishra also paid floral tributes. A booklet containing the profile of Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, brought out by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, was presented to the dignitaries who attended the function. The portrait of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia was unveiled by the then Prime Minister, Shri Chandra Shekhar, in the Central Hall of Parliament House on 31 May 1991 in recognition of his outstanding services to the nation.