PARLIAMENTARIANS PAY FLORAL TRIBUTES TO LALA LAJPAT RAI
New Delhi, 28 January 2017: Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan; Union Minister of Home Affairs Shri Raj Nath Singh; Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs Shri S.S. Ahluwalia; and former Deputy Prime Minister and Chairperson, Ethics Committee (Lok Sabha) Shri L.K. Advani led the parliamentarians in paying floral tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his birth anniversary today. Members of Parliament, former Members of Parliament and the Secretary-General of Lok Sabha Shri Anoop Mishra also paid floral tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai. A booklet containing the profile of Lala Lajpat Rai, brought out in Hindi and English by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, was presented to the dignitaries. The portrait of Lala Lajpat Rai was unveiled by the then Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, in the Central Hall of Parliament House on 17 November 1956.