PM Modi paid homage to late Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his Birth Anniversary
PM Narendra Modi also launched Commemorative coin in the memory of the visionary Ex Prime Minister-
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the country should recapitulate its commitment towards creating the India that the poet-politician dreamt of.
"Tributes to Atal Ji on his Jayanti. We reiterate our commitment towards creating the India he dreamt of", tweeted Mr Modi.
In an audio visual capsule attached to the tweet, Mr Modi eulogised former Prime Minister's achievements in multiple fronts and also said that it was Vajpayee who had given the right leadership in making the country a Nuclear power.
"Vajpayee's words were not only the words of a BJP leader. When he spoke, it reflected the national mood.... Atalji bol rahen haen, matlab Desh bol raha hae", said Modi."Vajpayee's words created a faith amongst people. These also show Vajpayee's decades of struggle in nation building," Mr Modi also added. Atal Ji was born on December 25, 1924. He passes away on 16th of August this year.
Prime Minister also paid tributes to the freedom fighter and three time president of Indian National Congress'Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. He was also addressed as 'Mahamana'. "Remembering Mahamana on his Jayanti. He made everlasting contributions to our freedom movement and in education", wrote Prime Minister in the micro blogging site. Born on December 25, 1861, Madan Mohan Malviya died on November 12, 1946. Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya was posthumously honoured with Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, on December 24, 2014.