Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to ‘Lok Nayak’ Jayaprakash Narayan on his 118th beginning anniversary and remembered his contribution to the struggle for freedom and for main the mass motion when “democratic ethos was under attack.”
The Prime Minister additionally remembered JP’s ardent follower and social activist Nanaji Deshmukh’s contribution to the nation on the event of his 104th beginning anniversary.
“I bow to Loknayak JP on his Jayanti. He valiantly fought for India’s freedom and when our democratic ethos was under attack, he led a strong mass movement to protect it. For him, there was nothing above national interest and people’s welfare,” PM Modi’s tweet learn.
India is proud that legends like Loknayak JP and Nanaji Deshmukh had been born on this land. Today is a day to rededicate ourselves in the direction of fulfilling their imaginative and prescient for our nation. pic.twitter.com/RAUapZmxar
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2020
The ‘Lok Nayak’ was one of many outstanding faces of the Quit India Movement and is remembered for main the mid-Nineteen Seventies opposition towards Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, for whose overthrow he had referred to as for a “total revolution”.
The Janata Party was voted into energy and have become the primary non-Congress get together to type a government on the Centre beneath his steering.
He was posthumously awarded India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, in 1999. The Prime Minister, in a subsequent tweet, mentioned that Nanaji Deshmukh’s work within the area of rural improvement was a supply of motivation for him.
“The great Nanaji Deshmukh was one of Loknayak JP’s most devout followers. He worked tirelessly to popularise JP’s thoughts and ideals. His own work towards rural development motivates us. Remembering Bharat Ratna Nanaji Deshmukh on his Jayanti,” he mentioned.
Sharing a clip from his month-to-month deal with to the nation, Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi additional added that “India is proud that legends like Loknayak JP and Nanaji Deshmukh were born in this land. Today is a day to rededicate ourselves towards fulfilling their vision for our nation.”
(With ANI inputs)