Members of CPI (M) New Democracy celebrated the 45{+t}{+h}party foundation day, which coincided with 144{+t}{+h}birth anniversary of socialist leader V.I. Lenin.

Vijayawada Central Constituency New Democracy candidate L.V. Kutumba Rao and city unit secretary K. Rama Rao garlanded the statue of Lenin at Lenin Centre on Tuesday.

Leaders of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship, Lenin Memorial Committee and other parties paid tributes to Lenin.