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Press Trust of India  |  Mathura 

Yogi Adityanath today inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of projects worth Rs 400 crore in Mathura on the death anniversary of icon

While schemes costing Rs 195 crore were inaugurated after completion, foundation stones were laid for projects worth Rs 214.15 crore in the district.

unveiled the at the here.

On the occasion, the asked his cabinet colleague S P to introduce new courses in the university.

"Make arrangement for starting in Dairying and Fisheries in from forthcoming session", Adityanath asked Animal Husbandry, Minor Baghel.

Terming Deen Dayal Upadhyaya a "Karmyogi", Naik said that it was only because of his stress on "Antyoday" that the 65 per cent "Jhuggi Jhopari" (slum dwellers) population of Mumbai, got the benefits.

He said it paid rich dividend to BJP since activists of the party followed the line and today the party has its government in different states and the Centre.

"The Indian politics, at the time of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya was revolving between capitalists and socialist", Naik said.

However, 'Ekatma Manavavad' and 'Antyoday' were welcomed ,since the development has no meaning unless person standing last in the queue gets benefits.

Upadhyaya was one of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the present-day Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He had propounded the theory of "Antyodaya", or uplifting the last person in the queue.

He said installation of in the university is a befitting tribute to a "apostle of downtrodden."


Adityanath also drew a parallel between the ideologies of Upadhyaya and

"While Gandhi had visualised 'gram swara', Upadhyaya used to see with the Indian angle and not a foreign one", Adityanath said.

He said, Upadhyaya's thoughts on agriculture, industry, education, among others are novel and practical.

"An industrial policy would not be a success, unless it consists of man, money, management, material, market, motivation and machinery," the elaborated.

His ideology was different from that of Lohia and Marx , as these were "impractical," Adityanath said.

According to Marx, one who earns only has the right to eat, however, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya defined it from family perspective, he said.

The base of the unity of the country, according to Upadhyaya, lies in union of family, irrespective of who is the earning member, Adityanath said.

He rued that cow rearing, so far, has been "neglected" and noted that it has immense scope for

He asked the to intensify research on cows, in order to turn them into high-yielding cattle.

He, however, added that researches should be limited to indigeneous cows only.

The earlier laid the foundation stone of Mahamana "Go Gram" scheme in Vrindaban for the development of 108 villages.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 21:30 IST
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