Madhya Pradesh CM pays tribute to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid homage to Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary by garlanding his portrait. Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee was an educationist, thinker and founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Dr. Mukherjee was born on 6 July 1901 in Kolkata. Dr. Mukherjee was a worshiper and theorist of humanity in the true sense. Dr. Mukherjee was a strong proponent of the notion that we are all one culturally. Therefore he was a staunch opponent of partition on the basis of religion. He always openly opposed the policy of appeasement.

They did not accept two flags and two marks in the same country. Therefore, Dr. Mukherjee started efforts for the merger of Kashmir with India. For this, he started a movement with the Praja Parishad Party of Jammu. You traveled to Jammu on 8 May 1953 with Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Vaidya Guru Dutt, Dr. Burman and Shri Tekchand etc. After entering the border, he was arrested by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. Dr. Mukherjee was imprisoned for 40 days and on 23 June 1953 he was martyred in jail.