Kurukshetra University vice-chancellor Lt Gen DDS Sandhu on Thursday paid tributes to former prime minister Gulzari Lal Nanda at a function organised to mark his 116th birth anniversary at Gulzarilal Nanda Centre of ethic and philosophy at Braham Sarovar here.
Speaking on the occasion, Sandhu said, Nanda was a true Gandhian, ardent freedom fighter and a philosopher.
He said: “Nanda was one of those extraordinary leaders of our country who had devoted all his lifetime in the service of the people especially in fighting corruption and social evils prevailing in the society.”
Underlining the simplicity and honesty of the late leader, Sandhu said the young generation could learn a lot from the life and writings of Nanda ji. Kurukshetra University was committed to disseminate the teachings and philosophy of Nanda, he said.
KU registrar KC Relhan and director at Nanda Centre Prof Ranvir Singh were present on the occasion.