Modi releases stamp commemorating H.N. Bahuguna

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New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday released a commemorative postage stamp on former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna.

Modi described Bahuguna as a leader “committed to democratic values”.

“Bahuguna was inspired by many different leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, Acharya Vinoba Bhave, Acharya Narendra Dev, Ram Manohar Lohia, and Chandrashekhar Azad,” he said, as per an official statement.

The Prime Minister also cited Bahuguna’s contributions to the education sector, and development in the hilly areas of the country, it said.

–IANS

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