Close this search box.

Babuji considered Lokmat as family: Vijay Darda

Media Coverage | 21-02-2022

Bust of Lokmat founder and veteran freedom fighter
Jawaharlal Darda unveiled

“Lokmat founder and veteran freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda considered Lokmat as a family and wanted every member of this family to grow along with the institution,’’ said Chairman of Lokmat Editorial Board and former Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda.

He was speaking after unveiling a bust of Jawaharlal Darda on the Lokmat premises here on Saturday.

Vijay Darda further said, “Babuji was a shining example of sacrifice, penance and humanity. He not only founded Lokmat but also gave direction to Maharashtra. His message of humanity will always keep us inspiring. Babuji made a great contribution in the industrialization of Maharashtra. He introduced new textile policy bringing about the change in the sector.’’

Ashoo Darda, Purva Kothari, Suneet Kothari, Lokmat Managing Director Devendra Darda, Rachna Darda, Joint Managing Director Rishi Darda, Sheetal Darda, Executive Director and Director (Editorial) Karan Darda, Ruchira Darda, and all Lokmat family members were present. Editor of Lokmat Chakradhar Dalvi conducted the proceedings.


See big dreams, realise them was his message: Rajendra Darda

Editor-in-Chief of Lokmat Rajendra Darda went down memory lane. “This was the same place where Babuji had performed Bhumipujan of Lokmat building 40 years ago. Today, we are unveiling his bust here. Babuji was a person who gave you energy. See big dreams and work for realising them, was his message. It was due to Babuji’s foresight that Lokmat came to Aurangabad. He mooted the concept of Lokmat Family,” said Rajendra Darda. Architect Rajendra Nadkarni was felicitated by Vijay Darda on the occasion.


View image

Bust of Lokmat founder and veteran freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda unveiled


Relevant Articles

‘Freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda’s work multidimensional’

Floral tributes paid to Babuji

7th Lokmat Sur Jyotsna National Music Awards given away; music legends honoured

1965 war victory: Golden celebrations get back veterans

Political Journey Page

A democratic coup in Sri Lanka

Air Connectivity to country’s metros from Aurangabad soon