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Vice President and Prime Minister pay tribute to Ram Manohar Lohia on his birth anniversary | India News


NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to freedom fighter and socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia on his birth anniversary, and congratulated him on giving new direction to the country with his progressive ideas.
Lohia was born on March 23, 1910.
“My respectful tribute to the great socialist leader, distinguished freedom fighter and nationalist Shri Ram Manohar Lohia Ji on his birthday today. He was a visionary thinker and a prolific writer,” Naidu said in a tweet.

Lohia will always be remembered for his forward thinking ideas, the vice president said.
Paying tribute to Lohia, Prime Minister Modi said in a tweet in Hindi: “Tribute to the great freedom fighter and socialist thinker Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia on his birthday.”

“He worked to give new direction to the country with his sharp and forward thinking ideas. His contribution to the nation will continue to inspire the people of the country,” Prime Minister Modi said.

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