Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to Acharya Vinoba Bhave on his birth anniversary. In a series of tweets, Mr. Modi said, Acharya Vinoba Bhave carried forward the noble Gandhian principles after India attained independence. He said, Vinoba Bhave’s mass movements were aimed at ensuring a better quality of life for the poor and downtrodden. He added, Vinobha Bhave’s emphasis on collective spirit will always continue to inspire generations.
The Prime Minister said, Mahatma Gandhi described Vinoba Bhave as someone who was absolutely against untouchability, unwavering in his commitment to India’s freedom and a firm believer in non-violence as well as constructive work.