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PM remembers Visvesvaraya on Engineer's Day

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi on Friday paid tributes to engineer and scholar M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary -- celebrated as Engineer's Day in

"Tributes to Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary. An exemplary engineer himself, he is a source of immense inspiration," Modi tweeted.

"I salute all engineers on Engineers Day and appreciate their paramount role in the development of our nation," he said.

Visvesvaraya was the Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1918. He was given Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, in 1955.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 13:44 IST
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