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PM Modi Pays Tribute To Babu Jagjivan Ram, Recalls Stalwart's Struggle For Poor's Rights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled the struggle of freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary and paid his humble tribute to the stalwart

Babu Jagjivan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled the struggle of freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary on April 5 and paid his humble tribute to the stalwart. Babuji, as the freedom fighter was commonly known as, fought for the poor and underprivileged, championing for their rights both prior to Independence and after. The popular leader, who hailed from Bihar, played a huge role in enshrining social justice in the constitution and went on to fight for the upliftment of the marginalized in the society. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi paid his respects to Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 112th birth anniversary.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Babu Jagjivan Ram

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The tweet read: "Today is Dalit leader and reformer and former Indian Deputy Prime Minister K.S. Babu Jagjivan Ram birth anniversary. It is on this occasion that the 'egalitarianism' of the great man is ideally reintroduced to philanthropy. Let the society we live in be the temple - people are gods."  

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"Babu Jagjivan Ram's fight for equal rights for the upliftment and marginalization of the lower classes is unforgettable. His life as a freedom fighter and deputy prime minister is inspirational. Today is a tribute to Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti."

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