PM Narendra Modi hails Charan Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday saluted late prime minister Charan Singh on his birth anniversary.

IANS| Updated: Dec 23, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday saluted late prime minister Charan Singh on his birth anniversary.

"A tall mass leader who dedicated his life to the welfare of farmers and the poor, I salute Chaudhary Charan Singhji on his birth anniversary," he said in a tweet.

Charan Singh was born Dec 23, 1902 at Noorpur in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. He was the prime minister from July 28, 1979 to Jan 14, 1980.