India’s Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday paid tributes to socialist and legendary freedom fighter Ram Manohar Lohia on his death anniversary.
Sharing a message on Twitter, Vice President M Venkaiah noted: "Remembering socialist and iconic freedom fighter Ram Manohar Lohia Ji on his Punya Tithi. He was a passionate nationalist who cared deeply for India's unity and integrity. His thoughts and life continue to inspire us all in striving to create an egalitarian society free of all inequities." The Vice President said, his thoughts and life continue to inspire people in striving to create an egalitarian society free of all inequities”
Vice President also paid floral tributes to Dr Ram Manohar Lohia on his death anniversary at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas (official residence of Vice President of India. Meanwhile, simultaneously Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also paid floral tributes to Ram Manohar Lohia on his death anniversary at his statue in Patna.
Born on March 32, 1910 at Akbarpur in present-day Uttar Pradesh, Lohia received his high school education in Mumbai and later did his intermediate studies at Banaras Hindu University. He secured a B. A degree from the Vidyasagar College, Calcutta, and then went to Germany for further education.