Floral tributes paid to Dr Rajendra Prasad

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New Delhi, Dec 3 (UNI) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee paid floral tributes at the portrait of country's first president Dr Rajendra Prasad on the occasion of his 123rd birth anniversary in the Central Hall of Parliament today.

Among other dignitaries who paid tributes to Dr Prasad were Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K Rahman Khan, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker Charnjit Singh Atwal, Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha L K Advani, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs B K Handique and parliamentarians Motilal Vora, D Raja, Narayana Samy and M S Swaminathan.

The Lok Sabha Secretariat also brought out a booklet containing the profile of Dr Rajendra Prasad both in English and Hindi on the occasion.

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