Guwahati, Feb 11: Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma paid humble tributes to the great philosopher, scholar and ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his death anniversary today.
Taking to Twitter Sonowal wrote, ‘ Humble tributes to the thinker, ideologue and our guiding light, the great Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya ji on his Punya Tithi.’
Himanta also paid floral tributes and tweeted, ‘ In Bharat the Principles of Ethics are termed as Dharma: #PanditDeendayalUpadhyayHis philosophy of 'Antyodaya' is our guiding principle.’
Deendayal Upadhyaya was an Indian politician and thinker of right-wing Hindutva ideology espoused by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He was also the leader of the political party Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) and the forerunner of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).