New Delhi, 28 June. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi paid tributes to former Prime Minister, PV Narasimha Rao on his 100th birth anniversary.
“Tributes to former PM Shri PV Narasimha Rao Ji on his 100th birth anniversary. India remembers his extensive contributions to national development. He was blessed with remarkable knowledge and intellect.” , the Prime Minister said In a tweet. On the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his last year ‘Mann Ki Baat’ had paid his respects to Rao and said, ” On 28th June, India is paying tribute to its former PM Narasimha Rao”.
He added, “Narasimha Rao held the country together at a delicate time”.
“When we speak of him, then naturally his image as a politician comes before us but it’s also true that he knew many languages. He was very versed and fluent in many Indian and foreign languages”.
Speaking about Rao’s knowledge, PM Modi said, “On one hand, he embodied Indian values, on the other hand, he had vast knowledge of western literature and science”. Modi said that Narasimha Rao was one of the most experienced leaders in India. He added, “But there is another notable aspect of his life, which we should know about is that he participated in the freedom movement when he was a teenager”.