Watch: 99th Ch Devilal Jayanti at Tau Devilal Town Park, multi-faith prayers attended by fans of Devi Lal and office bearers of INLD on moring of 25th September 2012. In this Video: Amir Chawla, Pardeep Mehta, Padam Jain, Krishan Gumber, Mahabir Sharma, Hari Singh Bhari and others
The 99th Birth Anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister Chaudhary Devi Lal was celebrated at JCD Vidyapeeth yesterday. To provide better health services Jan Nayak Chaudhary Devilal Super Speciality Hospital & Trauma Centre of global standards and Tau Devilal Museum was inaugurated by S. Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister, Punjab. Sh. Abhay Singh Chautala, MLA, Ellenabad and Chairman, Chaudhary Devilal Memorial Trust was the preside over guest on this occasion. Mr. Maninder Pal Singh Brar, Vice Chairman, JCD Vidyapeeth was the Special Guest for this event. Specialist doctors would be appointed in the 110 bedded super specialty hospital, said the CEO, Dr. Rajinder Singh Tada. He said, the day is not far when the people even in far-off villages could avail specialized consultancy at their doorsteps. Speaking on the facilities and services, he said that hospital provides services of universal standards that are affordable to common man. Paying rich tributes to Jan Nayak Chaudhary Devilal, S. Parkash Singh Badal said, Chaudhary Devilal was the kind of mass leader who left an indelible mark in the history of independent India. He was a strong protagonist of the interests of the farmers, and for long he will be remembered for working for the welfare of the agricultural labourers and farmers. He stood for the integrity of India and social equity. He said that I pay homage to a noble soul and a great son of India who served the cause of his beliefs to the last days of his life. He remembered Chaudhary Devilal and said that he still cherish his friendship with him. The museum houses a rare collection of Photographs, Watch, Spectacles, Books, Furniture, Footwear, Wallet, Utensils, VCR, Gramophone and Clothes etc. associated with Chaudhary Devi Lal. Later on a Cultural Evening was also organized in the auditorium of JCDV. The Chief Guest of the function was Dr. Anoop Lather, Director of Youth Welfare and Cultural Affairs, Kurukshetra University while Mr. Dushyant Singh Chautala presided over the function. Hundreds of people were present at JCDV to pay their homage to the great leader.