New Delhi, Apr 11 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today recalled the contribution of social reformer Jyotiba Phule on his 191st birth anniversary, saying his efforts had greatly helped the marginalised.

Phule was unwavering in his commitment towards improving the condition of women and furthering education among the youth, the prime minister said on Twitter.

“Tributes to Mahatma Phule on his jayanti. His pioneering and relentless emphasis on social reform greatly helped the marginalised,” he tweeted.

The BJP is observing Phule’s birth anniversary as Samta Divas (equality day).

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.