Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, Jan Sangh ideologue, on his birth anniversary.
Modi tweeted, “We salute our inspiration, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his birth anniversary”.
Upadhyaya was regarded as an ideal swayamsevak of the RSS essentially because ‘his discourse reflected the pure thought-current of the Sangh’.
Upadhyaya, a politician, philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist was born on September 25, 1916, in Uttar Pradesh. He served as the Bharatiya Jana Sangh from 1967 until his death in 1968.