New Delhi: Today is the birth anniversary of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, who was among the founding members of the Bha Ratiya Jansangh. Other senior leaders including PM Narendra Modi have paid homage to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee on the occasion. PM Modi bowed to him in his tweet and said his thoughts inspiring millions of people.
I bow to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Jayanti. His lofty ideals motivate millions across our nation. Dr. Mookerjee devoted his life towards India?s unity and progress. He also distinguished himself as a remarkable scholar and intellectual.? Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 6, 2021
PM Modi wrote in his tweet, "I bow to Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee on his birth anniversary. His ideals inspire millions of people in the country. Dr. Mukherjee spent his life in the unity and progress of India. He also made his mark as a scholar and intellectual". Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted on the occasion, ' Paying tribute to patriot and nationalist Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee dedicated his life to the unity and integrity of India. On the birth anniversary of our inspiration and an ardent nationalist thinker'.
Let us tell you that Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was a founding member of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh and is considered to be a patriarch of the BJP. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's name comes at the forefront of those who have raised their voice against Section 370 imposed in Jammu and Kashmir. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was a minister in India's first cabinet, though he resigned from his post on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.