PM Modi pays tributes to Jagjivan Ram

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New Delhi, Apr 5 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Jagjivan Ram, a towering Dalit leader of his era, on his birth anniversary on Monday. His effective efforts for the uplift of the exploited and deprived sections of society will always be a source of inspiration, Modi tweeted. A freedom fighter, he was also a strong votary of social justice, the prime minister said. Ram, who was born in 1908 in Bihar, was a noted Congress leader who joined the opposition after the Emergency. He served as deputy prime minister briefly. PTI KR ANB ANB