Nation pays homage to Pandit Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay on his birth anniversary today. Various functions have been organised in different parts of the country to mark the occasion. In Uttar Pradesh, senior BJP leaders and party workers will participate in several public welfare initiatives including Swachhta campaign, plastic free India campaign and environmental protection initiatives to celebrate the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay.
AIR correspondent reports that Ministers, MPs, MLAs, BJP office bearers and party workers are taking part in birthday celebration across the state. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, party state president Swatantra Dev Singh and party national spokesperson Shahnwaz Husain will pay homage to the great soul by garlanding his statue at Charbag Smritika at nine this morning.
Union Minister for Skill development Dr Mahendranath Pandey will be at Meerut today to celebrate the birthday. Party cader will arrive at the booths in their respective areas and participate in the cleanliness drive, plastic-free India campaign as well as environment-related programs. On the standing call of PM Narendra Modi, all statues of great personalities and icons in state are being cleaned up and offered flowers.