Tribute to Lion of India – PM pays tributes to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, on his birth anniversary, at Parliament House, in New Delhi on July 06, 2016. The Speaker, Lok Sabha, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan is also seen.

PM pays tributes to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary

 

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has paid tributes to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary.

“On his birth anniversary, my tributes to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee. We remember with pride his rich contribution towards India’s history”, the Prime Minister said.

Editor Note:
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee alternatively spelt as Syama Prasad Mookerjee (6 July 1901 – 23 June 1953) was an Indian politician, barrister and academician, who served as Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet. After falling out with Nehru, Mukherjee quit the Indian National Congress and founded the right wing nationalist Bharatiya Jana Sangh (which would later evolve into BJP) in 1951.

He is the man behind for creation of West Bengal during the partition of Bengal in 1947. With out his direct intervention whole Bengal would have been given to Pakistan.

He was the man with the iron spine and never compromised on any issue of national interest. He was the first elected prominent opposition leader of India.

But unfortunately his contribution is understated in today’s India. When BJP in power Dr. Mukherjee should have got more focus than what he has got with earlier governments.