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Amit Shah remembers Deendayal Upadhyaya on his death anniversary

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The Janata Party (BJP) on Monday observed to commemorate the contributions of its Deen on

Speaking at a programme at Deen Park, said: "the kind of party envisaged by Deen ji was not based on the leaders of the party but of activists and the organisation."

"ji is an inspiration for all of us as he always kept himself away from the fame and focused on making the party more stronger," he added.

Shah also claimed that the BJP do not take money from the industrialists or a rather use its own money to run the political quarter.

"With pride, the BJP workers should say that we run this party with our own money. No money from industrialists or contractors is taken to run the party," he said.

Pandit Deendayal was a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) thinker and former of the political party Jana Sangh, the forerunner of Janata Party.

He became of the in December 1967. He contested the Lok Sabha election and lost.

He passed away on February 11, 1968.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 12:45 IST