PARLIAMENTARIANS PAY FLORAL TRIBUTES TO LOKMANYA BAL GANGADHAR TILAK
New Delhi, 23 July 2019: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla; Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Shri Harivansh and former Deputy Prime Minister Shri L. K. Advani paid floral tributes at the portrait of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his birth anniversary today. Among the other dignitaries who attended the function were several Members and former Members of Parliament. The Secretary-General of Lok Sabha Smt. Snehlata Shrivastava also paid floral tributes. A booklet containing the profile of Lokmanaya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, brought out in Hindi and English by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, was presented to the dignitaries who attended the function. The portrait of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak was unveiled in the Central Hall of Parliament House on 28 July 1956 by the then Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, in recognition of his outstanding services to the nation.