PM Modi address BJP conference in Bhopal today, Tributes to Pandit DD Upadhyay

PM Modi address BJP conference in Bhopal

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 25, Tuesday addresses a public meeting in Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) conference amid tightened security at Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal.

PM Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, both of them address the massive congregation of BJP workers with musical program of singer Kailash Kher at Karyakarta Mahakumbh at Jamboori Maidan in BHEL to mark the 102 birth anniversary of Janasangh co-founder, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Bhopal.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, party general secretary Ramlal including other key leaders will also attend the congregation.
At least 10 lakh party workers from 65,000 polling booths spread across 230 assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh will be appeared in the program.

In the congregation, PM Modi and BJP president Shah also pay tribute to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, “Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay ji ki janm jayanti par unhe koti koti naman”.

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was an RSS thinker and co-founder of the  Bharatiya Jana Sangh which was born on September 25, 1916 in the Chandrabhan in Mathura district and killed on February 11, 1968 in train theft incident at Mughalsarai Juncion.

His parents name were Bhagwati Prasad, Rampyari who were died when Upadhyay was only eight years old. After his parent’s death, he was brought up to his maternal uncle. He became president of the Jana Sangh in December 1967.

He went to high school in Pilani Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan where he completed matriculation. He did Intermediate at the Birla College in Pilani and he cleared his Bachelor of Art from Sanatan Dharma College, Kanpur in 1939