2017: Narendra Modi’s tributes to former Prime Ministers of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (23 December 2017) paid tributes to former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, on his birth anniversary.
Remembering Chaudhary Charan Singh on his birth anniversary, Modi said in a statement:
“Chaudhary Sahab served the nation with utmost dedication. He worked assiduously for the development of our villages and always championed the rights of our farmers.”
Paying tributes to first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on his birth anniversary on 14 November 2017, Modi said in a statement:
“Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary”
On former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s birth anniversary on 19 November this year, Modi said:
“Tributes to former PM Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary.”
On Lal Bahadur Shastri’s birth anniversary (2 October this year) Modi remembered him by observing:
“जवानों एवं किसानों के प्रणेता एवं देश को कुशल नेतृत्व प्रदान करने वाले शास्त्री जी को नमन!”
(I salute Shastri ji, who successfully led the country and motivated the soldiers and farmers).