October 03, 2018, New York :
The Indian Overseas Congress celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi and Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanthi in New Jersey. The event was attended by all senior members of Overseas Congress like – Mohinder Gilzian, Gurmeet Singh Gill, Rajendar Dichpally, Bhagwan Pingle, Srinivas Reddy, Dr. Jayesh Patel etc. The event started off with devotional songs that Bapu and Shastri ji used to listen and like. All members remembered the great service to these two very great stalwarts And their role India’s Independence. This being the 150 Birth Anniversary of the Mahatma, the audience was informed that Bapu’s museum will be displayed in New York in December as of part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations. Rajendar Dichpally also recalled the great services of Lal Bahadur Shastri and his honesty and principles in public life. His great slogan of – Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan is still relevant today. Srinivas Reddy asked all members of Overseas Congress to work for the victory of the Congress Party in the forthcoming state elections, especially Telangana state. Bhagwan Pingle thanked all people who attended the event for coming on a week day and paying their respects to the two great legends. The meeting ended with a sumptuous dinner and light entertainment (devotional).