Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his martyrdom day on Sunday.
Mookerjee was born on 6 July, 1901 in Calcutta (now called Kolkata), West Bengal.
“Remembering Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Balidan Divas. A devout patriot and proud nationalist, Dr. Mookerjee devoted his life for India’s unity and integrity. His passion for a strong and united India continues to inspire us and gives us strength to serve 130 crore Indians,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
#DrSyamaPrasadMookerjee Ensuring J&K's complete and inalienable unification with rest of India was his mission. He gave his life for that
— Tarun Vijay (@Tarunvijay) July 6, 2015
— Dr. VINAY Sahasrabuddhe (@vinay1011) July 6, 2017
— Devesh Kumar (@deveshkumarbjp) June 23, 2017
डॉ श्यामा प्रसाद मुखर्जी ने अपने जीवन में जो कार्य किए वो उस समय से बहुत आगे के थे।
उन्हीं के प्रयासों से ही आज पश्चिम बंगाल और कश्मीर भारत के अभिन्न अंग हैं।
— 🇮🇳 Ajay Kushwaha 🇮🇳 🇮🇳 अजय कुशवाहा 🇮🇳 (@AjayKushwaha_) June 23, 2019
It was due to #DrSyamaPrasadMookerjee 's strenuous efforts & untiring labour that Hindu majority part of Bengal remained with rest of India.
— Friends of RSS (@friendsofrss) July 6, 2017
BJP Working President J P Nadda visited the Shahidi Park in the national capital and paid tributes to Dr Mukherjee.