Khanna: The Khanna unit of the Congress party on Wednesday evening organised a function ‘ Zikr-e-Shahadat’ to honour the families of those killed at the hands of terrorists during the black era of terrorism in Punjab.
On the occasion, a play ‘Rishton ke aar-paar’ was also staged. Patriotic songs were also sung.
Speaking on the occasion, AICC general secretary and the party’s Punjab co-incharge Harish Chaudhary spoke about the sacrifice made by the slain chief minister, Punjab, Beant Singh for bringing peace into the terrorist affected state.
In their address, Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and Khanna MLA Gurkirat Singh Kotli lauded the role played by the Congress leaders in fighting against terrorism in Punjab and laying down their lives for maintaining peace, unity and integrity of the nation. They said that they were enjoying the freedom only because the sacrifices made by the party men and others.
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