New Delhi, 13 February 2020: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla; Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad and former Deputy Prime Minister Shri L. K. Advani led Members of Parliament and former Members of Parliament in paying floral tributes at the portrait of Smt. Sarojini Naidu in the Central Hall of Parliament House on her birth anniversary today.
The Secretary-General of Lok Sabha Smt. Snehlata Shrivastava also paid tributes to Smt. Sarojini Naidu.
On the initiative of Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla, an exhibition of books on Smt. Sarojini Naidu, available in the Parliament Library, was held in the Central Hall of Parliament House. A booklet containing the profile of Smt. Sarojini Naidu, brought out in Hindi and English by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, was presented to the dignitaries who attended the function.
The portrait of Smt. Sarojini Naidu was unveiled by the then President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad in the Central Hall of Parliament House on 16 December 1959.