New Delhi: Anguished over the loss of a legendary figure in India's economic history, Union Home Minister Amit Shah described agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan as such on Thursday.
Agricultural scientist and hunger fighter who dedicated his life to promoting sustainable farming practises, Swaminathan, passed away on Thursday in Chennai.
The news of Dr. M S Swaminathan Ji's demise has left me in profound sorrow. Swaminathan Ji, a legendary character in Indian economic history, guided the country to a new understanding of the potential of its farmers. Swaminathan Ji was a scientific prodigy in his own right, as described by Shah on X.—inputs from Agencies