Chandigarh: August 15, 2008 : Independence Day was celebrated in Punjab Congress Bhawan Chandigarh will traditional gaiety and fervor. President Punjab Pradesh Congress Sh.Mohinder Singh Kay Pee hoisted the National Flag while a troop of Punjab Police and Congress Sewa Dal volunteers offered salute to the National Flag. The brief but impressive function was also attended by S. Avtar Singh Brar M.L.A., S. Balbir Singh Sidhu MLA, S. Raj Pal Singh & S. Parminder Singh General Secretaries of the Pradesh Congress, Smt. Krishna Mittu Vice President PPCC, Smt. Rajinder Kaur Secretary PPCC, Legal Cell Patron Sh. Harchand Singh Barsat & Chairman S. Harpreet Singh Gharuan Sh. Rajinder Rasrania Chief Organizer Punjab Congress Sewa Dal, Chairman OBC Department S. Gurinder Pal Singh Billa and hundreds of Congress workers from adjoining Mohali and Zirakpur areas.
In his Presidential remarks Sh. Mohinder Singh Kay Pee emphasized on taking up the programmes and policies of the Party initiated by Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi to the grass root level to win the coming Parliamentary elections. He called upon the Party rank and file to fight for protecting the unity and integrity of the country which our fore-fathers achieved after making lot of sacrifices. He asserted that Congress will stand to protect the interests of poor and the down-trodden and fight the communal forces of Akali BJP tooth and nail.