BJP national president JP Nadda paid tribute to Deendayal Upadhyaya on his birth anniversary at party's headquarters in Delhi on September 25. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Dr Harsh Vardhan also paid tribute to Jana Sangh leader. Upadhyaya was a RSS thinker and former leader of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh.
The nation is celebrating 104th birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on September 25. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and other BJP leaders paid floral tribute to Pandit Upadhyaya.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), General Secretary, Bikram Singh Majithia participated in the nation-wide 'Bharat Bandh' protest in Amritsar against new farm bills. "If there is any misunderstanding between farmers towards the new farm bills, it is duty of government to address the farmers, we had expectation that the matter will be discussed via select committee and farmers' voice will be heard," said Majithia. On September 17, SAD leader and Lok Sabha MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the Union Cabinet, displaying her party's opposition to the bills.
The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) examination will be conducted at 25 exam centres in Siliguri today, amid strict precaution against COVID-19. Director of Siliguri Institute of Technology said, "1,500 students will appear in the examination at this centre.""We're abiding by all COVID-19 guidelines including thermal screening and sanitisation. If any student shows symptoms, they will be taken into isolation centre wherein invigilators will be wearing PPE kits," said Dr Pradosh Kumar Adhvaryyu.
Number of people travelling by air increased gradually, months after domestic air travel resumed in the country amid COVID-19 pandemic. Government guidelines and SOPs are being followed by airlines and all necessary precautions are being taken in the wake of the pandemic. Air hostess Ashmeet said, "Number of passengers slightly increased after government allowed onboard meals, they're 100% safe. Middle seat passengers are given gown and all are given face shields, gloves, masks and hand sanitizers. Crew is wearing PPE kits and changes gloves/masks after each service." GoI had resumed domestic air travel in month of May.