NEW DELHI: Describing Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan as a "true socialist reformer", Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said his ideals would "continue to inspire" all political activists of the country.
"Humble tributes to our guide Loknayak JP Narayan on his birth anniversary. A true socialist reformer his ideals continue to inspire all of us," he tweeted on Saturday.
The 113th birth anniversary of Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan, popularly known as JP, was celebrated countrywide on Sunday. JP was born in 1902 in Sitabdiara village of Bihar's Saran district.
He is known for spearheading the fight against the Emergency, imposed on June 25, 1975 by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.