Staff Correspondent

BELLARY: The Congress celebrated the 125the year of its founding, here on Monday. Several party leaders were felicitated on the occasion. The services of the party leaders were also recalled.

District unit president M. Diwakar Babu said that the Congress was different from other political parties, especially because of the nature of its welfare schemes.

“Party workers do not hanker for power as their motto is to serve the people, and have been working hard to strengthen the party,” he said.

Meenahalli Eeranna, M. Sharrif Sab, K. Ramaiah, Saptagiri Chennappa, B. Nallanna, K. Malleshappa, S. Fakirappa, S. Vaggurappa and P. Venkatappa were felicitated on the occasion.