Patna: The Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee and state Youth Congress paid tributes to former chief minister K B Sahay on the occasion of his 112th birth anniversary at separate functions held at the party headquarters here on Saturday.
Presiding over the Congress function, party spokesman Vinod Sharma recalled that Sahay, as revenue minister, had played a key role in the implementation of Zamindari Abolition Act and Land Reforms Act. He had proved himself as an able administrator both as minister and chief minister.
Several Congress leaders including Harkhu Jha, Jagannath Pathak, Shrikant Satyadarshi and Madhurendra Singh were present on the occasion.
State Youth Congress president Lalan Kumar, at the YC function, said born in a common family, Sahay had risen to the post of chief minister with his grit, sharp intellect and hard work. Today, Bihar needed an administrator like him.
The two organizations also observed the 31st death anniversary of noted freedom fighter and former legislator Syed Fida Hussain. Former MLC Vijay Shankar Mishra and Lalan Kumar presided over the functions of their respective bodiess.
Sahay was remembered at a function organized by Sri Chitragupta Puja Samiti at Bansi Kunj in Kadamkuan. Speakers included late CM’s daughter Meena Verma, son-in law and former DGP of UP A K Sharan, Amitabh Rituraj and Suman Kumar who highlighted great qualities of Sahay and his role in freedom struggle.