Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Sunday paid tributes to Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya on his 161st birth anniversary.
An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that in a message, the LG said: “Tributes to Malaviya. A statesman, educationist, social reformer, and legislator, Malaviya’s contribution to the making of modern India has been immense. He was one of the foremost architects of industrialisation and dedicated his entire life in the service of the nation”.
He said that as an educationist and leader of the Indian national movement, Malaviya created modern template of education and polity, which had nourished the holistic vision of nationalism and Indian values for many generations.
“He laid great emphasis on women’s education and empowerment and it should inspire us to redouble our efforts in this regard. On this occasion, I urge youth to imbibe wisdom from the valued teachings of Malaviya and strive to translate his ideals into action,” the LG said.