Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): On the birth centenary of the late BJP leader Kushabhau Thakre, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday paid his respects to the party patriarch.
"Kushabhau Thakre had dedicated his life for the betterment of the nation. His sacrifice, penance and virtuous thoughts will always guide us in serving the nation and society," said Chouhan at a function held at the state BJP office here.
Kushabhau Thakre was elected as BJP's national president on April 14, 1998 and in August 2000, he stepped down from this post.
CM Chouhan also paid his respects to former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Sunder Lal Patwa and former Union Minister Arun Jaitley.
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