Union information and broadcasting minister and Ludhiana MP Manish Tewari has lauded the efforts of various social organisations in ameliorating the plight of people.
Speaking at a function after presenting a cheque of Rs. 5 lakh to the Maharaja Aggarsen Agarwal Sabha in Sunder Nagar from the MP's Local Area Development (MPLAD) Fund, he said, these organisations need to augment their role in social up-gradation and fighting various social evils.
The minister said various social organisations had also performed important role in spreading education and setting up educational institutions that had benefited the under privileged.
Congress MLA from the Ludhiana Central Surinder Dawar lauded the contributions of Tewari in Ludhiana's development. He said people of Ludhiana would always be grateful to Tewari for his immense contribution for the development of the constituency, including Rs. 100 crore grant for PAU; Rs. 65 crores for city bus service; Rs. 50 crores for cleaning of Buddha Nullah; and many other things.
Earlier president of the Aggarwal Sabha KK Gupta and general secretary Sushil Gupta felicitated Tewari. On the occasion, district (urban) Congress president Pawan Dewan was also present.