New political generation born during Emergency, JP movement: Modi

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Many people in politics today owe their initial days to those days of Emergency and the JP movement when “a new political generation was born”, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi who paid rich tributes to Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan on his 113 birth anniversary.

The political generation born during the Emergency was fully dedicated to democratic values, inspired by J.P., the prime minister said while speaking at Loktantra Prahari Abhinandan in Vigyan Bhavan here.

“So many people in politics today owe their initial days to those days of Emergency and the JP movement. A new political generation was born,” Modi added.

He said that “when we remember likes of Gandhi-ji, J.P., Nanaji (Deshmukh), we always think about integrating the villages of India”.

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