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Kanshi Ram should have been given Bharat Ratna : Cong MP

Press Trust of India  |  Bunga (Rupnagar) 

founder Kanshi Ram deserves Ratna and it is unfortunate that he has been denied this honour, former President Shamsher Singh Dullo today said.

Addressing a meeting held here to commemorate the birthday of late Kanshi Ram, Dullo said that a lot has to be done for in the country, "who still remain on the margins".

Calling the founder, the voice of Dalits, he said that "unfortunately he was not given the Ratna award which he deserved most."

A MP in the Rajya Sabha, Dullo also appealed to Chief Minister-designate Capt to fulfill all the promises he made to the during the elections.

The function to observe Kanshi Ram's birthday was organised by Kanshi Ram memorial headed by Swaran Kaur, sister of Kanshi Ram.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 19:15 IST