Jammu: Congress is the largest party in the country having its presence in over six lakh villages, party's Jammu and Kashmir President Ghulam Ahmed Mir said today and urged party leaders to strengthen its organisation at the grassroots level to “fight the communal and divisive forces”.
“Congress is the largest party in the country having its flag and members in every nook and corner of the county. It has members in each over six Lakh villages in the country” President of the Pradesh Congress Committee Ghulam Ahmed Mir said here today.
He said the “beauty of the Congress” was that it has its strength in each and every section of the pluralistic society of India because of its secular policies.
“It is acceptable to people of each and every religion, section, caste, creed and color of our heterogeneous country.
Unity in diversity is the beauty of this country, which is truly reflected in the fundamental policies of the Congress,” he said.
Mir was speaking at a meeting held to review the ongoing membership drive of the party in Jammu province at the party headquarters here.
He asked party leaders and workers to intensify the campaign and make it a grand success. Mir urged the Congress men to expand the grassroots base of the party in order to strengthen the “secular and democratic forces and to fight the communal and divisive forces in the state”.
The Congress leader also reviewed preparations for the blood donation camp to be held in Jammu and Srinagar on the occasion of “Balidan Divas”, the death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, on May 21. He asked party leaders and Youth Congress to mobilise more and more youths for the camp.