NEW DELHI: Ambedkar Jayanti as birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar which was the father of Indian constitution celebrated all over in India today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pays tribute to Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 126 birth anniversary.
PM Modi will arrive in Nagpur on the occasion of BR Ambedkar birth anniversary and will also visit a sacred place which is associated with the Dalit icon (BR Ambedkar). He will inaugurate several development projects at Nagpur in which IIIT, IIM, AIIMS and the Koradi thermal power station will be include.
Deekshabhoomi is a sacred Buddhist memorial where Ambedkar had converted to Buddhism on the occasion of Ashok Vijaya Dashami on October 14, 1956. “We are unwavering in our efforts towards creating a strong, prosperous and inclusive India of Dr. Ambedkar’s dreams (sic),” Modi said.
The Prime Minister will also address a public meeting. “Will join culmination of the DigiDhan Mela, where I will present awards to Mega Draw winners of Lucky Grahak Yojana and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojna (sic),” Modi said in another tweet.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Union ministers Nitin Gadkari, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal, Ramdas Athawale, Hansraj Ahir and other leaders will be present on the occasion.