Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have paid tribute to the nationalist leader Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary today.
In a series of tweets, Mr Naidu said, he was an accomplished barrister, philosopher and educationist of great repute. Vice President said, Syama Prasad Mookerjee was a great patriot who fought relentlessly to preserve national unity and total integration of Jammu and Kashmir into India. Mr Naidu said, his love for motherland will always remain an inspiration for every Indian.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Syama Prasad Mookerjee made exemplary contributions towards India’s development. He said, Syama Prasad Mookerjee made courageous efforts to further India’s unity. The Prime Minister said, his thoughts and ideals give strength to millions across the nation.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar also paid tribute to Syama Prasad Mookerjee. In a tweet, Mr Javadekar said, he was an eminent nationalist leader who laid down his life for the unity and integrity of India.