In a bid to accommodate the ever-increasing number of patients at the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital here, a new five-storey "accident and emergency" building will be inaugurated at the hospital's campus in January.
Lok Sabha members Wednesday demanded Bharat Ratna awards for socialist leaders Jaiprakash Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia, Kanshi Ram and Karpoori Thakur and for freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh and Chandra Shekhar Azad.
Close on the heels of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and NC leader Farooq Abdullah`s call for a Bharat Rana for former prime minister Atal Bihai Vajpayee, Union Minister Pallam Raju too joined the chorus on Monday.
Expressing serious concern over the fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said all those believing in the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi , BR Ambedkar and Ram Manohar Lohia must unite to confront this threat.
Mulayam Singh Yadav said that soon after independence, Ram Manohar Lohia had warned Jawaharlal Nehru of the threat from China and had it been paid heed since then, India`s image would not have emerged of that of a "weak country."