PM condoles the demise of P. Gopinathan Nair

PM condoles the demise of P. Gopinathan Nair

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P. Gopinathan Nair (7 July 1922 – 5 July 2022) was an Indian social worker, Gandhian, independence activist, and chairman of the Mahatma Gandhi National Memorial Trust, commonly known as Gandhi Smarak Nidhi. He participated in the Quit India movement of 1942 and promoted the Bhoodan and Gramdan movements with Vinoba Bhave.

Among other honors, he got the Jamnalal Bajaj Award. For his contributions to society, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor.

Freedom fighter and Gandhian P Gopinathan Nair died here on 5 July 2022. He was 99. He died in a private hospital at Neyyattinkara  due to age-related ailments.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of noted Gandhian and freedom fighter Shri P. Gopinathan Nair.

The Prime Minister tweeted:

“Shri P. Gopinathan Nair would be remembered for his contribution to India’s freedom struggle and unwavering commitment to Gandhian principles. Anguished by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”

09 February in History of India: Remembering C. P. Krishnan Nair, A. R. Antulay, M. C. Chagla, O.P. Dutta , and  Baba Amte

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