Nation remembers Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on 37th death anniversary
By OUR STAFF REPORTER |
Wed, 12 -Feb, 2014
New Delhi, 11 Feb: The nation remembered the 5th President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on his 37th death anniversary. Wreaths were laid on behalf of President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari at the 'mazaar' of the late leader, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Memorial Committee officials said. On behalf of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Minister of State in the PMO, V Narayanasamy paid floral tribute and presented a velvet chadar at the 'mazaar'. Floral tributes were paid on behalf of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at the 'mazaar', located behind Jama Masjid in Parliament Street here. Dr S Farooq, President of the All India Religious Leaders Association Maulana Peer Syed Shabbir Naqshbandi, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed, Dr Parvez Ahmed and other family members also paid floral tributes to the former president. A prayer meeting was also organised at his 'mazaar' by the Memorial Committee where people from all sections of society paid rich tributes to the late leader.