Ganga Ram's descendant visits historical places.

LAHORE -- Kesha Ram Hinsdale, the great-great-granddaughter of Sir Ganga Ram, spent a busy day in Lahore by visiting several historical places on Sunday.

Ms Hinsdale serves as a member of the Vermont Senate in the US. She had served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 2009 to 2016.

Osman Khalid Waheed, the chief executive officer of Ferozsons Laboratories and a trustee of LUMS, who is the host of the visiting American senator and her spouse John Hinsdale, told Dawn that they visited the Samadhi of Sir Ganga Ram in the morning. He said Evacuee Trust Property Board Additional Secretary Rana Shahid Saleem spoke about Sir Ganga Ram's contributions to Lahore, Punjab and the humanity of the subcontinent.

ETPB chairman Habibur Rehman Gilani, Secretary General Syed Faraz Abbas and member Dr Javeria Ghazanfar Suharwardy also attended the event. Mr Waheed said Lahore Sangat members worked closely with the EPTB for the event. He said the Board had done excellent arrangements for the visit during which the Pandit also performed a ceremony. The visitor prayed at her great-great-grandfather's Samadhi.

Later, she visited Sir Ganga Ram's house in...

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