Uttar Pradesh Governor Mr. Ram Naik and Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav today remembered Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary and paid floral tributes to his picture at the Tilak Hall in the Vidhan Sabha.
The function began with rendition of Vande Mataram after which Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite bhajan ‘Vaishnav Jan to tene kahiye, peer parayee jaane re’ and ‘Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram’ were presented.
During the function, the work, life and his preachings were remembered. The function concluded with the national anthem. Present on the occasion were speaker of the Vidhan Sabha Mr. Mata Prasad Pandey, Mr. Ahmad Hasan, Mr. Rajendra Chowdhary, other ministers of the state government, public representatives, Chief Secretary Mr. Alok Ranjan, Chairman of the Revenue Board Mr. Jawed Usmani, senior administrative and police officials.