New Delhi: BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda paid floral tributes to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, the founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, on his death anniversary.
“The BJP pays tribute to Deendayal Upadhyaya whose ideology-integral humanism-has continued to inspire the party workers,” Nadda told reporters.
“Deendayalji had the qualities of a politician, leader and advisor and with these qualities he always strove to take the party to new heights. He was able to take the Bharatiya Jana Sangh from being a small organisation to a national party,” Nadda added.
देश को अंत्योदय व एकात्म मानववाद की दृष्टि देने वाले, जनसंघ के संस्थापक एवं हम सभी के प्रेरणा स्रोत पंडित दीनदयाल उपाध्याय जी की पुण्यतिथि के अवसर पर भाजपा मुख्यालय में उनकी प्रतिमा पर माल्यार्पण कर उन्हें श्रधांजलि अर्पित की। pic.twitter.com/BgXGa78q4A
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) February 11, 2020
Deendayal Upadhyaya was a thinker of RSS ideology, and former leader of the political party Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of Bharatiya Janata Party.
His body was found on a railway track under mysterious circumstances on February 11, 1968 near Mughal Sarai junction. It has been renamed to Deendayal Upadhyaya junction