Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on the lawns of Parliament House on the occasion of ‘Ambedkar Jayanti’ in Delhi on Friday. President Draupadi Murmu also paid tribute to the chief architect of the Constitution of India by garlanding him on the occasion. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, “Tributes to Pujya Babasaheb, who dedicated his life for the empowerment of the downtrodden and downtrodden sections of the society, on his birth anniversary. Jai Bhim!”
On Friday, President Draupadi Murmu extended greetings to Dalit icon and father of the Constitution, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, on the occasion of his 132nd birth anniversary. Taking to Twitter, Murmu said, “I extend my hearty greetings and best wishes to all countrymen on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the architect of our Constitution.” Union Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar on the occasion. Millions of salutes to the architect of the constitution Baba Saheb Ambedkar, who gave justice and rights to the last person of the country, on his birth anniversary. Leaving all the comforts, he dedicated his life for the welfare of the underprivileged. His ideals and thoughts will continue to guide our path,” Shah said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati paid tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar in Lucknow. Born on April 14, 1891, Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination and supported the rights of women and workers. He died on December 6, 1956. In 1990, Ambedkar was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award. (ANI)