Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Sunday while tributes to the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee said that on this day, let us reaffirm our pledge to work for the realization of the dream of making India a developed nation.
LG Sinha paid tributes to the former Prime Minister on his Janm-Jayanti, which is celebrated as the ‘Good Governance Day’.
In a message, the Lieutenant Governor said: “Humble tributes to Atalji. As a statesman and able administrator, Atalji kept the nation first. His visible presence in Indian politics for more than six decades shaped India’s future and raised India’s global stature”.
“Atalji strongly believed in people-centric governance and equal opportunities to the people. He ensured economic and social justice fully reaches to the people and they become partners in the system. Under his leadership, India became stronger both economically and socially,” the Lt Governor said.
Meanwhile, LG Manoj Sinha paid tributes to Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya on his 161st Janm Jayanti.
In a message, the Lieutenant Governor said: “Tributes to Mahamana Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya Ji. A statesman, educationist, social reformer & legislator, Mahamana’s contribution to the making of modern India has been immense. He was one of the foremost architects of industrialization and dedicated his whole life in the service of the nation”.
The Lieutenant Governor said, as an educationist and leader of the Indian National Movement, Mahamana created modern template of education and polity which has nourished the holistic vision of nationalism and Indian values for many generations.
“He laid great emphasis on women’s education and empowerment and it should inspire us to redouble our efforts in this regard. On this occasion, I urge youth to imbibe wisdom from the valued teachings of Mahamana and strive to translate his ideals into action,” the Lt Governor said.
J&K LG, Manoj Sinha addressed the birth anniversary celebration of Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and Atal Bihari Vajpayee today at Mahamana Inter College, Ghazipur.
The Lt Governor also shared his experience of working with the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
For Atal, development meant empowerment of the poor, tribals, youth and women. He firmly believed in socio-economic justice, equality, transparency in the governance to establish a progressive society. He always believed that fruits of development must reach poorest of the poor, the Lt Governor observed.
The Lt Governor urged the people, especially the youth to work with a sense of collective responsibility for the upliftment of the underprivileged and safeguard the economic, social & educational rights of all sections of the society as a befitting tribute to Mahamana Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya and Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Prominent citizens from all walks of life and students in large number were present on the occasion.