Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhya birth centenary celebrations was marked with National Award Ceremony organised by Pratibha Samman Samiti with support from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Smriti Manch. In the elaborate ceremony, Ambassador of World Peace Jain Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni was honored with Great Achiever Award for his remarkable contribution in the field of establishing World Peace and Harmony, Promoting Human Values, Inter Religion Harmony. The function was presided over by nephew of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhya Mr. Vinod Shukla in which Director of All India Achiever Conference Mr. Abhishek Bacchan, Dr. Rajiv Gupta, Narendra Arora and many eminent social workers expressed their views.
World Ambassador of Peace Jain Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni accepting the prestigious award said that being honored with this award gives me the responsibility of promoting the philosophy of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhya ji to the masses. By this people will be inspired follow his philosophy. He said that Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhya devoted his whole life for social and national development through individual development. Upadhyay Ji was the founder of Integral Human. His aim was to reach the last person in the society so that unity and integrity of the country can be maintained. His whole life was devoted to the country. Today India is moving ahead by following the principles of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhya Ji.
He was a political saint whose philosophy is relevant even today.
Shri Vinod Shukla ji on the occasion said that Acharya Lokesh Muni ji has made remarkable contributions to promote non-violence, peace and inter religion harmony in India and abroad.
Acharya Lokesh has addressed the prestigious platforms like Parliament of World's Religions, United Nations, International Yoga Day, Universal Peace Federation, International Conference on Peace and Development and many more to take Jain religion and Indian Culture to different parts of the world.
We feel pride in honoring Acharya Lokesh Muni ji. Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni will encourage people to follow and promote philosophy of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhya ji.