Chennai, Dec 13 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala today said the youth of the country should emulate Shri Rajagopalachari and follow his principles, which would guide and inspire them to develop a better India.
Addressing the 129th birth anniversary celebrations of Shri Rajaji, he said ''Indian youth should emulate him and the principles of great leaders would inspire them to develop a better India. Shri Rajaji is known for his integrity, honesty, humility, simplicity and humanity. He cared for the poor and downtrodden.'' He was a man of great principles and known for his straight forwardness and uprightness. Shri Rajaji was an acknowledged leader of the country and a great and wise statesman, he added.
He laid the foundations of India's Parliamentary life from Madras in 1937, he opined.
He pointed out that those were the days when doubts were expressed about the capacity of the people to carry out adminstrative duties effectively.