New Delhi, Feb 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of veteran Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue and Padma Vibhushan P Parameswaran.
The 93-year-old died early on Sunday in Kerala. "P Parameswaran was a proud and dedicated son of Bharat Mata. His was a life devoted to India's cultural awakening, spiritual regeneration and serving the poorest of the poor. Parameswaran Ji's thoughts were prolific and his writings were outstanding. He was indomitable!", the Prime Minister tweeted. Calling Parameswaran a 'towering intellectual', Mr Modi also said that he was anguished by his death.
"An institution builder, Parameswaran Ji nurtured eminent institutions such as the Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram, Vivekananda Kendra and others. I am fortunate to have interacted with him many times. He was a towering intellectual. Anguished by his demise. Om Shanti", the Prime Minister added. Parameswaran was the founder-director of Bharatiya Vichar Kendra in Kanyakumari, a research body of RSS. He was a recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan. (UNI)