18.5 C
Imphal
Friday, October 22, 2021
No menu items!

PM remembers Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary

He was born on July 6, 1901, in Kolkata, West Bengal. In 1953, he went to Kashmir where he was arrested and later died under detention on June 23, 1953.

Must Read

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid rich tributes to Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary, saying his lofty ideals motivate millions across the nation.

Taking to Twitter, Modi wrote: “I bow to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Jayanti. His lofty ideals motivate millions across our nation. Dr. Mookerjee devoted his life to India’s unity and progress. He also distinguished himself as a remarkable scholar and intellectual.”

- Advertisement -

Mookerjee was a politician, barrister and academician, who served as the Minister for Industry and Supply in Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet.

He then quit the Congress and founded Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1951, which later evolved into Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

He was born on July 6, 1901, in Kolkata, West Bengal. In 1953, he went to Kashmir where he was arrested and later died under detention on June 23, 1953.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

State government aims for equal development of all communities: Manipur CM

Imphal: Chief Minister N. Biren said that his government would not tolerate any act of suppression by one community...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -