PM pays homage to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya on his Jayanti
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid homage to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya on his Jayanti.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said;
“I pay homage to Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Ji on his Jayanti. His emphasis on Antyodaya and serving the poor keeps inspiring us. He is also widely remembered as an exceptional thinker and intellectual.”
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya (25 September 1916, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh; died 11 February 1968) was a leader of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was a brilliant thinker, excellent organizer and a leader who valued his personal honesty and integrity throughout his life. He has been a source of ideological guidance and moral inspiration for the Bharatiya Janata Party. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay considered those who divided Indian culture based on religion and responsible for the partition of the country. He was not only a Hindu nationalist, but at the same time, he was also a pioneer of Indian politics. Deendayal believed that Hindus were not a religion or a sect, but the national culture of India. Deendayal Upadhyay’s book Integral Humanism, which critiques both communism and capitalism. Integral humanism provides an alternative context for political action in accordance with the basic needs of mankind and the laws created. He was born on 25 September 1916 in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.