Tributes to Morarji Desai on 116th birthday
Besides Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Deputy Speaker Kariya Munda and a number of Parliamentarians offered tributes to Desai who was Prime Minister between March 1977 and July 1979.
Several Union ministers, former MPs and Secretary-General of Lok Sabha T K Viswanathan, were also present at a brief function in Parliament`s Central Hall to commemorate the birth anniversary of Desai.
A booklet containing Desai`s profile brought by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, was presented to the dignitaries who attended the function. Desai`s portrait was unveiled in the Central Hall of Parliament on December 15, 1995 by the then President Shanker Dayal Sharma.