KATHMANDU: Nepal’s President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has said that Nepal and India enjoy very cordial and exemplary relations. At a programme organized here on Friday to mark the 150th birth anniversary of veteran Indian scholar Mahamana Madan Mohan Malabiya, President Dr Yadav said the two countries have shared cultural, religious and Vedic relations and that the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has played a pivotal role in preserving the essence of this age-old relations.
The President noted that Madan Mohan Malabiya had received the honor equally that Mahatma Gandhi got in Nepali and Indian territories, adding that Malabiya had played a smart role to enhance the educational standard of the South Asia by setting up the BHU.
On the occasion, former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand said the role of BHU in the South Asian sub-continent is ever-remembering and lauded the contributions made by Malabiya for educational revolution.
Indian Congress leader Karan Singh said that the BHU has played a bridging role in the friendly ties between Nepal and India, adding that the incomparable contributions by Malabiya, the founder of the BHU, are the subject of learning for Nepal and Nepali people.
Indian Ambassador to Nepal Jayant Prasad, Mahamana Biswo Sangh Chairperson Bishnu Narayan Singh, chief editor of memorial epic of Mahamana Madan Mohan Malabiya Jeevan Chandra Koirala also highlighted the role of Malabiya.
Malabiya is famous as a moral leader, writer, lawyer and influential speaker. RSS