President pays tribute to VV Giri

New Delhi (NVI): President Ram Nath Kovind today paid floral tributes to former President V V Giri, on his 125th birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

V V Giri was born on this day in 1894, was fourth President of India. His tenure lasted from August 26, 1969 to August 24 1974.

Besides the President, the family members of Late V V Giri, officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan also paid tributes to former President.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also took twitter to pay tributes to Late V V Giri and wrote, “Remembering former President Shri V V Giri on his birth anniversary today. Shri Giri believed in simple living and high thinking.”

“He will always be remembered for his contributions to labour rights and social equality,” he added.

-RJV