Chandigarh, Feb 3: BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh today congratulated veteran BJP leader LK Advani for being conferred Bharat Ratna.
In a statement, he said the contribution of Advani as a statesman has been phenomenal. "Advani Ji has led the nation to new visions and ideas which would go a long way to help build a strong Bharat. As a deputy prime minister and a union home minister, he discharged his responsibilities in the interest of the nation. He also played a pivotal role as an I&B minister in the Morarji Desai government in giving a new lease of life to the media,” Chugh said.
The senior BJP leader added that in Punjab Advani has contributed a great deal in maintaining communal harmony. "He had a particular attachment with Punjab and was always in touch with th the state leaders to make sure that there was no discord in the state, "said Chugh.