Congress demands Bharat Ratna for Ch Charan Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 17:35

Dehradun: On the 26th death anniversary of former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, Uttarakhand Congress Wednesday described him as the tallest farmer leader and appealed for conferring Bharat Ratna on him.
"We urge the Union government to confer the highest civilian honour the "Bharat Ratna" on former Prime Minister Chaudhry Charan Singh who was the tallest Kisan leader ever produced by the nation," Pradesh Congress Spokesman Dhirendra Pratap said.
He was addressing a meeting held at the party office here to mark the 26th death anniversary of the leader.

Pratap also demanded the inclusion of the book "Sistachar" written by the former PM in the national curriculum.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 17:35
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