Samarpan Diwas: Know about Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jan 31, 2022, 9:39

The word Samarpan is derived from two words, Samar and Pana. In Vedic philosophy, Samar means giving, and Pana means receiving. Therefore, the word Samarpan implies that we can receive the infinite.

Samarpan Diwas is a day of celebrating the joy of giving, contributing to society, and sharing with others what one has in abundance. Which day is Samarpan Diwas observed in India?

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP- Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay was assassinated on Feb 11, 1968. To mark his contributions and thoughts as a leader and the co-founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the day is called Samarpan Diwas.

What is Samparpan Diwas date?

Samarpan Diwas is observed on Feb 11 to mark the death anniversary of a leader and man beyond words and achievements- Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

On this day, the memory of the great socialist leader is remembered not just by his followers but millions of people who believe in his ideologies. His words can still inspire millions and millions of people, even after his death. To commemorate this great man and gift him a memorable tribute on his death anniversary, PM Narendra Modi addressed the crowds on Feb 11, 2021.

What is the significance of Samarpan Diwas?

Samarpan Diwas is observed on Feb 11 every year to commemorate the death anniversary of revered leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.

He was an Indian thinker, politician, and writer. He was instrumental in bringing together like-minded people from different parts of the country to form a political party named Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1951.

The objective of this party was to unite all sections of Hindus and build a Hindu Rashtra (Hindu Nation), free from the threat of Islamic invasion. He is considered one of the chief architects of the political ideology that shaped BJP.

Until today, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya's ideals remain a beacon for all political parties. But it was Bharatiya Janta Party that took his philosophy as its guiding principle and forged ahead as a party that would play an essential role in determining India's future.

Why is Samarpan Diwas date a historic event in India?

The Samarpan Diwas is commemorated by BJP on Feb 11 every year to pay homage to their mentor and ideologue, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya. The date marks his death anniversary and is celebrated with great gusto and enthusiasm by the party workers and supporters across the country.

Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay was a renowned freedom fighter who sacrificed his life for India. He was also a social activist and philosopher who played an essential role in shaping India's future.

Observance of the day is marked by a pledge made by political parties to pay tribute to Upadhyay and work towards his ideals, fight against the corrupt system, and uphold constitutional values.

Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay had a strong vision for India and gave his life to fulfilling it. Samarpan Diwas is observed in memory of the great leader's contribution to the betterment of the country, his ideologies, and the principles he worked for for years.

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FAQs about Samarpan Diwas

  • When was Samarpan Diwas first observed in India?

Samarpan Diwas was first observed in Patna on Feb 11 2017.

  • Why is feb 11 samarpan diwas in India?

Feb 11 is observed as samarpan I was in India, marking the death anniversary of the great visionary- Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

  • Who is Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay?

Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay was an Indian thinker, politician, and writer. He was instrumental in bringing together like-minded people from different parts of the country to form a political party named Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1951.