Chandigarh: April 16:Punjab Pradesh Congress is organizing a Rally of Other Backward Classes at Mohali on Saturday 19th of April,2008. Punjab Congress President Smt. Rajinder Kaur Bhattal will be Chief Guest and Sh. K.C. Lenka Chairman Other Backward Classes Department of the All India Congress Committee will be Guest of Honour on this occasion. The Rally will be presided over by Sh. Gurinder Pal Singh Billa Chairman OBC Department of the PPCC. MPs/Ex-MPs, MLAs/Ex-MLAs and other senior Congress leaders would also address the gathering.
According to Sh. Raj Pal Singh General Secretary In charge Media Department of the Punjab Congress, the Rally is being organized to highlight the problems being faced by Backward Classes and the efforts of the UPA Government for seeking 27% reservation for them in higher educational institutions.