Parameswaran, one of the senior-most ‘pracharaks’ of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and former leader of the erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh, died on Sunday. He was 91.
“Deeply saddened by the demise of shri Parameswaran ji, a prolific writer, researcher & founder-director of Bharatiya Vichara Kendram,” Naidu said on Twitter.
Deeply saddened by the demise of Shri Parameswaran ji, a prolific writer, researcher & founder-director of Bharatiy… https://t.co/TKV5HO6KmL
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) 1581227176000
The vice president said Parameswaran was an embodiment of Indian thought and philosophy.
Modi said Parameswaran was a proud and dedicated son of India.
“His was a life devoted to India’s cultural awakening, spiritual regeneration and serving the poorest of the poor. Parameswaran Ji’s thoughts were prolific and his writings were outstanding. He was indomitable,” the prime minister tweeted.
Shri P Parameswaran was a proud and dedicated son of Bharat Mata. His was a life devoted to India’s cultural awaken… https://t.co/Q3Lh8rsyBB
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1581224479000
An institution builder, Parameswaran nurtured eminent institutions such as the Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram, Vivekananda Kendra and others.
“I am fortunate to have interacted with him many times. He was a towering intellectual. Anguished by his demise. Om Shanti,” Modi said.