New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to India’s first president Rajendra Prasad and lauded him as a legendary leader who epitomised courage and scholarly zeal.
Born in 1884 in Bihar, Prasad was a leading freedom fighter and close associate of Mahatma Gandhi. He is the only president to serve two full terms.
“Remembering Dr Rajendra Prasad Ji on his birth anniversary. A legendary leader, he epitomised courage and scholarly zeal. He was firmly rooted in India’s culture and also had a futuristic vision for India’s growth,” Modi tweeted.