The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today released a commemorative postage stamp on former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Late Shri Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister described Shri Bahuguna as a leader committed to democratic values. He said that Shri Bahuguna was inspired by many different leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, Acharya Vinoba Bhave, Acharya Narendra Dev, Ram Manohar Lohia, and Chandrashekhar Azad.
The Prime Minister also spoke at length about Shri Bahuguna’s contributions in the education sector, and development in the hilly areas of the country.
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communication, Shri Manoj Sinha, was present on the occasion. Family members of Shri Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, including Shri Vijay Bahuguna and Dr. Rita Bahuguna were also present on the occasion.