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Sonia calls for fighting communal forces

IANS | New Delhi |

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday stressed the need for speaking in unison against separatism and terrorism as well as divisive and communal forces and to unite to protect India’s fundamental values.

In her message on the 71st Independence Day, she greeted people on the occasion and said: “My prayer to God is that the country keeps making progress and all of us always have pride as its citizens.”

The Congress chief unfurled the Tricolour at the All India Congress Committee headquarters here, where party Vice President Rahul Gandhi and senior leaders including Manmohan Singh, A.K. Antony, Sheila Dikshit and Motilal Vora were present.