PARLIAMENTARIANS PAY FLORAL TRIBUTES TO LALA LAJPAT RAI
New Delhi, 28 January 2018: Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan; Union Minister of Home Affairs Shri Raj Nath Singh; Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Programme Implementation Shri Vijay Goel; former Deputy Prime Minister & Chairperson of the Ethics Committee (Lok Sabha) Shri L. K. Advani and Chairperson, Departmentally Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development Dr. Satyanarayan Jatiya led the parliamentarians in paying floral tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his birth anniversary today. Other dignitaries who paid tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai included Members of Parliament, former Members of Parliament and the Secretary-General of Lok Sabha Smt. Snehlata Shrivastava. 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.