New Delhi, Aug. 20: The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday called upon the political parties to unite against divisive forces which try to spread communalism.
Dr. Singh, who was addressing a gathering on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavna award ceremony here, said there is a need to ensure communal forces do not create a divide in the society.
Dr. Singh also lauded Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who was honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Award for 2012 on the occasion for his immense contribution in promoting communal harmony, peace and goodwill.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and senior Congress leader Dr. Karan Singh were also present on the occasion. (ANI)