New Delhi: Paying his tributes to Arya Samaj founder Swami Dayanand Saraswati on his 193rd birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the former`s noble efforts towards social reform and education continue to have a lasting impact.
“Tributes to Swami Dayananda Saraswati on his Jayanti. His noble efforts towards social reform & education continue to have a lasting impact,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati was a renowned scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language.
He was the first to give the call for Swaraj as “Indian for India” in 1876, a call later taken up by Lokmanya Tilak.