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PM Modi remembers ‘Bharat Ratna’ Nanaji Deshmukh on his birth anniversary, both have a very special relationship

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan, who led the movement against the emergency, and Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh on their birth anniversary. The PM appreciated the contribution of these two personalities towards the country.

Paying homage to Nanaji Deshmukh, the Prime Minister tweeted, “Tributes to the great visionary Bharat Ratna Nanaji Deshmukh on his birth anniversary. He dedicated himself towards the development of our villages and empowerment of hardworking farmers. Sharing my speech given in 2017 on the occasion of Nanaji’s birth centenary. Modi has also shared the YouTube link of his speech with this tweet.

Nanaji Deshmukh’s real name was Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh. He was born on 11 October 1916 in Hingoli district of Maharashtra. Later he joined the Sangh and started doing social service. He had a big role in strengthening the Sangh in UP. He awakened the light of education in the rural areas. Due to his efforts, the first Saraswati Shishu Mandir was opened in Gorakhpur, UP in 1952. He died on 27 February 2010. In 2019, he was posthumously awarded India’s highest civilian award ‘Bharat Ratna’. Narendra Modi also got a chance to work with Nanaji Deshmukh.

Paying tribute to JP, the Prime Minister said, ‘Tributes to Lok Nayak JP on his birth anniversary. He was an incomparable figure who left an indelible mark in the history of India. He dedicated himself to public welfare initiatives and was at the forefront of protecting the democratic values ​​of the country. We get a lot of inspiration from his ideals.


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