Maharashtra Congress leader Mohammad Arif Naseem Khan has written to President Droupadi Murmu demanding that Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian honour, be awarded posthumously to Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav month passed away.
He said in a letter that the late leader of the Samajwadi party understood the pain of the disadvantaged sections he struggled for.
“The whole country mourned the passing of the leader of the Samajwadi party. I request that he grant Bharat Ratna in recognition of the sentiments of millions of people who greeted him,” said Mr Khan, the current president of the Maharashtra. Congress.
He has also written a letter to the Prime Minister requesting Bharat Ratna for Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ballia Virendra Singh had sanctioned Rs 25 lakh from his MP fund last month for the construction of an auditorium in memory of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) Patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.
The proposed auditorium is expected to be built on the grounds of Ballia Court and will be named “Dhartiputra Mulayam Singh Yadav Samvad Bhawan”.
A former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav also served as the Union’s Defense Minister. He was affectionately called “Netaji” by his admirers.
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