Morarji Desai was an Indian politician and activist best known for being the 4th Prime Minister of India. He served as Prime Minister from 1977 to 1979. Before his ascension to the office of the Prime Minister, he held a number of posts such as the Minister of Finance, Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of India. Outside politics, he was known for his peace activism. He played an instrumental role in creating friendly relations between India and Pakistan. In 1990, he was honored with Pakistan's highest civilian award, Nishan-e-Pakistan.
He married Gujraben in 1911 when he was only 15 years old. The marriage produced a son named Kanti Desai.
He was a practitioner of urine therapy and often spoke about the health benefits of drinking urine.
I do not want to go into its physical reasons: the construction of the human body is different from that of carnivorous animals. But man's intelligence is such that it can be utilised to defend any-thing he does, whether right or wrong.Morarji Desai
was a famous Indian politician,
who was born on
February 29, 1896. As a person born on this date, Morarji Desai is listed in our database as the 9th
most popular celebrity for the day (February 29) and the 13th most popular for the year (1896).
People born on February 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish.
Morarji Desai is the 981st most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Morarji Desai's birthday, Morarji Desai is the 371st most famous Indian.
In general, Morarji Desai ranks as the 11093rd
most popular famous person, and the 180th most popular country president (prime minister) of all time.
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