New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met family members of the late Karpoori Thakur, former Bihar chief minister, who was last month bestowed Bharat Ratna, the nation's highest civilian honour.
According to PTI, the family, led by his son JD (U) leader and Rajya Sabha member, Ram Nath Thakur, met PM Modi at his residence in 7, Lok Kalyan Marg. Expressing his delight at meeting the family of the revered socialist leader, PM Modi highlighted Karpoori Thakur's remarkable contributions to uplifting the backward and deprived sections of society. He emphasised that Thakur's life and ideals continue to serve as a beacon of inspiration for all citizens of the country.
PM Modi posted in Hindi on X, "Karpoori ji has been the messiah of the backward and deprived sections of the society, whose life and ideals will continue to inspire the countrymen".