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Babu Jagjivan Ram’s death anniversary observed in Mysuru

Prime News, National, Karnataka, Mysuru, July 6:- District In-charge Minister S T Somashekar garlanded the statue of former Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Babu Jagjivan Ram on the occasion of his death anniversary here on Tuesday (July 6). Jagjivan Ram was better known for his work pertaining to the green revolution in the country.

Talking to reporters, the minister said, “Jagjivan Ram fought for the downtrodden and the oppressed class. He played a major role in increasing food production in the country. He donned different roles at the Centre. The younger generation should know his contribution to society.”

Somashekar said, “In the view of the pandemic situation, the celebrations are simple. Though the Covid-19 cases have come down drastically in the country, we wanted to keep it as simple as possible.”

MLAs Tanveer Sait, L Nagendra, Mysuru-Kodagu Member of Parliament Pratap Simha, Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) chairman H V Rajeev, Kote Shivanna, acting Mayor of Mysuru City Corporation Anwar Baig, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Dr Bagadi Gautham, DCP Pradeep Gunti and others were present. (MR/KS)

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