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Madhavrao remembered

india Updated: Oct 01, 2006 17:03 IST
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SENIOR CONGRESS leader late Madhavrao Scindia was fondly remembered on his fifth death anniversary here on Saturday. At a function organised at Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) headquarters, rich tributes were paid to the late leader and his contribution to the development of the State hailed.

PCC general secretaries Deepchand Yadav, Manak Agrawal, Mahipal Singh and spokesperson P C Sharma were present on the occasion.       

Meanwhile, Bright Convent School, run by Sarvashiksha Kalyan Samiti, on Saturday announced that it would provide free education to poor students in memory of late Madhavrao Scindia.

Mayor Sunil Sood and Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee secretary Abdul Nasir paid tributes to Madhavrao Scindia on his death anniversary at a meet held in school campus.

On the occasion, Nasir said providing free education would be true tribute to Scindia. On the occasion, Samiti decided to provide free education to five students belonging to poor families. City Youth Congress president Nasir Islam, Mohammed Ashraf, Shamshad Ahmed, Usman Hamid and others were also present.

Madhav-Jyoti Sports and Cultural Organisation organised a blood donation camp at Hamidia Hospital to mark Madhavrao Scindia’s death anniversary.

The blood donation camp began with the garlanding of Scindia’s portrait by State Congress spokesperson Manak Agrawal.