by IANS |
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to Bhartiya Jana Sangh founder Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary.
"Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee was an eminent statesman, visionary thinker, renowned educationist and a passionate nationalist. Every Indian should draw inspiration from his invaluable contribution towards national integration and development. My humble tributes on his birth anniversary," the Vice-President tweeted.
Recalling his contributions, Prime Minister Modi said: "Tributes to Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Jayanti. He is widely respected for his contribution to India's development particularly in sectors such as commerce and industry. He was also known for his scholarly nature and intellectual prowess."