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BIRTH CENTENARY OF PANDIT DEENDAYAL UPADHYAYA (1916-2016)

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Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya was born on September 25, 1916 in the village of Nagla Chandraban in Mathura district. He lost his father Bhagwati Prasad when he was less that three years old and lost his mother Smt. Rampyari when he was eight years old. He excelled academically under guardianship of his maternal uncle. He did his B.A. in first class at the Sanatan Dharma College, Kanpur in 1939. He moved to Agra to pursue M.A. but could not appear in the finalyear exam on account of his cousin’s illness and death. He joined RSS and became a lifelong Pracharak of RSS.

He was a profound philosopher organizer par excellence and a leader who maintained the highest standards of personal integrity. In 1951, when Shyama Prasad Mookherjee founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, Deendayal was appointed General Secretary of its Uttar Pradesh branch and later the All India General Secretary. He became President of Janasangha in 1968.

Upadhyaya conceived the political philosophy “Integral Humanism”. The philosophy of integral Humanism advocates the simultaneous and integrated program of the body, mind and intellect and soul of each human being. His philosophy of Integral Humanism, which is a synthesis of the material and the spiritual, the individual and the collective, bears eloquent testimony to this. He visualized for India a decentralized polity, self-reliant economy with the village as the base. He encouraged modern technology but wanted it to be adopted to suit Indian requirements. He believed in Swaraj.

He established a publishing house in Lucknow and launched the monthly magazine ‘Rashtra Dharma’ to propound the principles he held sacred. Later he launched the weekly ‘Panchjanya’ and a daily Swadesh. On the dark night of February 11, 1968 at Mughalsarai, Deendayal Upadhyaya was fiendishly pushed into the jaws of sudden death.

Denomination of the coin Shape and outside diameter Number of Serrations Metal Composition
Hundred Rupees Outside 44 millimeter 200 Quaternary Alloy
Silver : 50%
Copper: 40%
Nickel: 5%
Zinc: 5% <.br>Standard weight: 35 gm