(MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) Bihar- The Union Territory Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Saturday asked the youth to follow the ideals of freedom fighter, writer and parliamentarian Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, and tread the path of righteousness and contribute in nation-building.
“I bow to the memory of a great freedom fighter, writer and parliamentarian, who continues to inspire the young generation,” Sinha said while attending Dinkar's birth anniversary event at Simaria, Begusarai here on Saturday.
Union Minister for Rural Development, Giriraj Singh also attended the event.
Paying tributes to the Rashtrakavi, the LG remembered the significant contribution of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar in the field of literature and his selfless service to society and the nation.
“Dinkar is undoubtedly one of the greatest poets of India, a giant intellectual, a national icon who played a pivotal role in shaping the genre of heroism and courage in Hindi literature. His deep commitment to social values, public aspirations and welfare is unparalleled,” he said. Read Also J&K To have Sanskrit University, LG Promises To Fill Vacant Posts Ex J&K Rulers Looted State Exchequer To Construct Vilas Abroad: LG
At the commemoration event, Sinha asked the youth to follow the ideals of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, tread the path of righteousness and contribute in nation-building.
“Dinkar Ji is the soul of literature and he mesmerized the nation by the brilliance of his patriotic compositions. Even today we can see the reflection of Dinkar Ji in the aspiration of India's strength and courage, in its ideals, resolve and self-confidence,” he said.
“His words inspire and illuminate our path to progress. History is witness to the fact that as a Member of Parliament, Dinkar Ji's oratory gave voice to the common man and various other issues of national importance,” he added.
The LG also spoke about the lifelong campaigns of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar to promote public welfare, women empowerment, and preservation of Hindi and other regional languages.
In his address, Giriraj Singh paid tributes to the Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. He said the high ideals of Dinkar are a link between literature and politics and a source of inspiration for the generations to come.
Prominent personalities from diverse fields, members of Rashtrakavi Dinkar Smriti Vikas Samiti, family members of Ramdhari Singh Dinkar and the people in large numbers were present.
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