CHANDIGARH, July 30- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today said that the Swaran Jayanti of Haryana would be celebrated by rising above party lines and in a befitting manner from November 1, 2016 to October 31, 2017.
This was stated by Chief Minister while addressing a press conference after presiding over a meeting of all political parties on Swaran Jayanti of Haryana, here today.
He said that all political parties have assured to give their whole hearted cooperation in these celebrations. He said that efforts would be made to involve all sections of the society and hold functions even at such places in the country where people of Haryana reside. Also, the people of Haryana residing abroad would be invited to join the celebrations. Cultural functions would be organized by Haryana Kala Paishad.
He said that a number of suggestions have been received in the meeting. He said that an organizing committee would be constituted and its members would include not only government officers and political persons but also non officials and non political persons.
Those who attended the all party meeting included State BJP President Mr Subhash Barala, Education Minister Mr Ram Bilas Sharma, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Mr Anil Vij, Leader of Opposition , Mr Abhay Singh Chautala, Congress leaders including Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Mrs Kiran Chaudhary and Mr Ashok Tanwar, Mr Ashok Arora from Indian National Lok Dal, Mr Saranjit Singh Sotha from Shiromani Akali Dal and Mr Jai Parkash independent MLA.