By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, August 20: Senior advocate Satyen Sarma today said that former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi would remain immortal for is works like bringing down the right to franchise from 20 to 18 years, development information technology in India, tionwide implementation of the Panchayati Raj, inking historic accords like the Assam Accord, Mizo Accord, Punjab Accord etc., so as restore integrity of the tion. Such works made him known as a far-sighted politician, he said.
The advocate was delivering a lecture in memory of the Late Prime Minister on his 71st birth anniversary at Rajiv Bhavan in the city today.
Speaking on the occasion, APCC in-charge president Ripun Bora said: “Late Gandhi always accorded more priority on the interest of the tion than politics. The BJP is insulting the contributions made by Rajiv Gandhi and the martyrs by shouting the slogan of ‘making India free from the Congress’.”
The function began with a bhajan (devotiol song) by blind student Purabi Talukdar. Former Chief Minister Bhumidhar Barman lighted the ceremonial lamp.
A blood dotion camp was also held on the occasion that was participated by a number of senior leaders of the party.