Bharatiya Janata Party National President Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, today inaugurated the new District Committee Office of the BJP in Kozhikode, Kerala through video conferencing. State president Shri K Surendran, senior leader Shri O Rajagopal, state in-charge Shri CP Radhakrishnan, national vice president Shri AP Abdullah Kutty, former state president Shri CK Padmanabhan and Shri Kummanam Rajasekharan and other BJP leaders and karyakartas of the state virtually joined this event. Nadda ji was accompanied by Union Minister Shri V Muraleedharan and former Kerala State President Shri PK Krishnadas.
While congratulating all the party Karyakartas on Onam, the Hon’ble National President said that Kozhikode has been an old commercial town with a great historical heritage. The city is also known as the city of torches. Being a major coastal city of Malabar, Kozhikode also had contacts with the outside world such as Arab, Egyptian and European countries, due to which ancient Indian culture and knowledge was spread to these countries.
Hon’ble National President while paying homage to Shri Kalappa ji, popularly known as Gandhi of Kerala, said that being a social reformer, he had helped the socially neglected communities like schedule caste and schedule tribe and fought a long battle for the upliftment of these people. Kozhikode also associated with great mathematician Valluvanad ji, great philosopher Brahmadattan ji, Neelkanth ji and Madhavan ji who introduced the world to ancient Indian knowledge. Thus, Kozhikode has got a culture that unites many cultures together.