On the occasion,Bansal said Gandhi Jayanti called for us to reflect on the life and contribution of the Father of our Nation. CTCC president B B Bahl and Mayor Subhash Chawla were also present on the occasion. Bansal also addressed a gathering at Gandhi Smarak Bhawan in Sector 16.
Also,Lal Bahadur Shastri,the countrys second prime minister was remembered on Shastri Jayanti with a function at Transport Area in Sector 26.
Meanwhile,the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee commemorated the 144th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and 110th birth anniversary of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri at Punjab Congress Bhavan in Sector 15,Chandigarh on Wednesday. Senior leaders offered floral tributes to Gandhi,while Fateh Jang Singh Bajwa,PPCC general secretary,said Gandhis teachings were still relevant and the modern world needed to follow his path.