New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his death anniversary and said that every Indian owed him for his unmatched efforts to advance the country's unity.
PM Modi remarked Syama Prasad Mookerjee put a lot of effort into advancing India and had aspirations for a powerful and rich country.
"On his Punya Tithi, let us remember Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee. He has made immeasurable efforts to promote Indian unity, for which every Indian is grateful. He put a lot of effort into advancing India and had visions of a powerful, flourishing country. We're dedicated to achieving his goals, the prime minister said.
Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tributes to Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his death anniversary mentioning that every Indian is grateful for his heroic sacrifice in the fight to save Bengal and maintain Kashmir as a fundamental part of India.
Shah paid tribute to him in tweets, saying: Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee's life was a wonderful amalgamation of new ideas of national unity, cultural dedication, education and development. Every Indian is indebted for his supreme sacrifice for the struggle to protect Bengal and to keep Kashmir an integral part of India."