Rajnath, Hamid, Advani Pays Tribute to Bharat Ratna Govind Ballabh Pant
| Onkareshwar Pandey, Editor in Chief, IOP - 10 Sep 2018

Rajnath, Hamid, Advani Pays Tribute to Bharat Ratna Govind Ballabh Pant

Indian Observer Post

New Delhi, Sept 10, 2018: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Former vice-president Hamid Ansari and senior BJP leader LK Advani on Monday paid rich tributes to freedom fighter Bharat Ratna Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant here on his 131birth anniversary here.

Many other prominent persons also garlanded the statue and paid floral tributes to Pandit Pant at this occasion. 

“Pandit GB Pant played a pivotal role in laying the foundation of the Nation during the ‘Freedom Movement’, as the first premier of the United Provinces, as the Chief Minister of UP and as a Union Home Minister. His dedication to the nation and exemplary leadership is an example for us to follow,” President Ram Nath Kovind said while paying tribute to the first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, In a written message to the organising committee.

In his message, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said, 'Pandit Pant was a crusader for the cause of the downtrodden and poor section of the society”.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his message to the organising committee said, “On his birth anniversary let all pay homage to his indomitable leadership and selfless dedication for the Nation”,

The commemorative function was 
organised near the statue of Pandit Pant’s Statue near Parliament House where many dignitaries of the city along with school children were present.  

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