New Delhi, December 26: Google on Wednesday paid tribute to social activist and worker Baba Amte on his 104th birth anniversary with a Google Doodle remembering the hardships of his life. The doodle honoured the life and legacy of Baba Amte. Murlidhar Devida Amte, fondly known as Baba Amte, was born to a wealthy family in Maharashtra in 1914 Amte dedicated his life for the benefit of others and was always devoted to serving those in need, especially those afflicted with leprosy.
On Tuesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated as many as 158 development projects on the 95th birth anniversary of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajapayee. Singh also laid the foundation stone for 418 development projects, making it to a total of 576 projects worth Rs 161 crore.
In his address to the party members, Singh said that this celebration is nothing new to Lucknow since Vajpayee's birth anniversary has been always celebrated in Lucknow. However, Vajpayee passed away this year but his birth anniversary will be celebrated in his memory. Vajpayee had served as Member of Parliament from Lucknow.