Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to former prime minister Morarji Desai on his 120th birth anniversary and described him as a "stalwart".
"Morarjibhai Desai was a stalwart known for his integrity, discipline and administrative skills. Tributes to him on his birth anniversary, " Modi tweeted.
Desai, the fourth prime minister of India, participated actively in the country's freedom movement.
He died at the age of 99 on April 10, 1995.