Prime Ministeron Monday paid tributes to Jayaprakash Narayan, a socialist icon who led the anti-Emergency motion, and Nanaji Deshmukh, a towering Jana Sangh chief, on their delivery anniversary and hailed their contribution to the nation.
“Tributes to Loknayak JP on his Jayanti. He was a remarkable personality, who left an indelible mark on India”s history. He devoted himself to public welfare initiatives and was at the forefront of protecting India”s democratic ethos. We are deeply inspired by his ideals,” Modi stated in tributes to Narayan, fondly referred to as JP.
In tributes to Deshmukh, he stated, “Pranams to the great visionary, Bharat Ratna Nanaji Deshmukh on his Jayanti. He dedicated himself towards the development of our villages and empowering the industrious farmers. Sharing a speech I had delivered in 2017 to mark Nanaji”s birth centenary.”