New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid his tributes to Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first President of the Republic of India, on his 130th birth anniversary.
"Tributes to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary. We remember his monumental contribution in the making of our Nation," tweeted PM Modi.
"Rajen Babu remained devoted to serving the poorest of the poor. His service and impeccable values remain an inspiration for generations," he added.
All India Radio (AIR) will broadcast a special lecture by eminent parliamentarian, former cabinet minister, scholar and scientist Dr Murli Manohar Joshi at 9.30 pm on AIR's national hook up as part of the 130th birth anniversary celebrations of India's first president.