NEW DELHI: Former MP, Late DP Yadav’s book Munger through the ages was released by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 7 August. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Yadav was known as ‘DP’ among his intimate friends. As the representative of Munger (Bihar) in the Lok Sabha and as a prominent Congress leader of that state, Yadav worked in different capacities with distinction. As chairman of IFFCO he demonstrated his administrative capabilities.
MP Karna Singh recalled his long association with Yadav. On this occasion, Union Minister Rao Indrajit Singh, former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, MP Jai Narayan Yadav, former Union Minister Mohsina Kidwai, MP Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patsani, former MP Sanjay Bhai and IFFCO Managing Director Dr. Uday Shankar Awasthi were also present. Yadav’s youngest son Brijendru Kumar, who helped him with the research work for the book, said his father had devoted considerable time and energy to the writing of the book.
Published in the September 2014 issue of the Forward Press magazine
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