New Delhi, 28 January 2020: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla and former Deputy Prime Minister Shri L. K. Advani paid floral tributes at the portrait of Lala Lajpat Rai in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his Birth Anniversary today.
Several Members of Parliament; former Members of Parliament and Secretary-General of Lok Sabha Smt. Snehlata Shrivastava also paid the tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai.
On the initiative of Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla, an exhibition of books by and on Lala Lajpat Rai, available in the Parliament Library, was held in the Central Hall of Parliament House.
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.