Dr Mookerjee is the first martyr of Independent India: Shri Narendra Modi

Published By : Admin | July 6, 2011 | 15:51 IST
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Gandhinagar, Wednesday: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, State Assembly Speaker Ganpat Vasava, all Ministers, several MPs, MLAs and office-bearers of the BJP today paid rich homage to Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his 110th birth anniversary. They offered floral tributes at the leader's oil painting in the podium of the Assembly building here. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Modi described Dr. Mookerjee as the first martyr of Independent India who sacrificed his life for the cause of national unity and integration. It was he who fought against the permit system for entry into Kashmir, and broke the ‘Black Act' and entered the Valley but died in mysterious circumstances.

Mr Modi said it was Dr Mookerjee who had fought for the given to the nation the slogan:
Do Vidhan, Do Nishan, Do Pratha Nahi Chalegi"
. The famous leader will remain an inspiration for generations to come to uphold the national integrity.

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Virtual Meeting between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and H.E. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held a virtual meeting today with H.E. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia.

The two leaders held discussions on the entire range of bilateral issues, including cooperation in the fields of trade and investment, human resource development, defence and security, development cooperation, connectivity, post-pandemic economic recovery and people-to-people ties. They expressed satisfaction at the pace of bilateral cooperation.

PM Hun Sen emphasised the importance that Cambodia attaches to its relations with India. Prime Minister Modi reciprocated the sentiment and stressed Cambodia’s valued role in India’s Act East policy. The leaders reviewed the robust development partnership between both countries, including capacity building programmes and Quick Impact Projects under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation framework. Prime Minister Modi also highlighted the historical and civilizational links between the two countries and expressed his happiness at India’s involvement in restoration of Angkor Wat and Preah Vihear temples in Cambodia, which depict the cultural and linguistic connect between the two countries.

Prime Minister Hun Sen thanked India for providing 3.25 lakh doses of Indian-manufactured Covishield vaccines to Cambodia under Quad Vaccine Initiative.

The two leaders complimented each other on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Cambodia being celebrated this year. As part of these celebrations, Prime Minister Modi invited His Majesty the King of Cambodia and Her Majesty Queen Mother to visit India at a mutually convenient time.

The two leaders also exchanged views on regional and global issues of shared interest. Prime Minister Modi congratulated Cambodia on assuming the Chairmanship of ASEAN and assured India’s full support and assistance to Cambodia for the success of its Chairmanship.