Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Vinoba Bhave on his birth anniversary.
- Vinayak Narahari also known as Vinoba Bhave (1895 – 1982) was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights.
- Often called Acharya, he is best known for the Bhoodan Movement.
- He is considered a National Teacher of India and the spiritual successor of Mahatma Gandhi.
- He was an eminent philosopher.
- The Gita has also been translated into Marathi language by him with the title Geetai