As part of the birth day celebrations of Union Minister G.K. Vasan, Congress functionaries donated gold rings to 28 newborn babies at the government hospital here on Sunday.

Those who participated on the occasion included State general secretary of the traders’ wing of the party R.T.V. Srinivasakumar and Villupuram District Congress Committee president Ghulam Mohideen.

Later, they also distributed sweets to the students of the deaf and dumb schools and performed special pujas in places of worship in the district.

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