Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid tributes to Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his 62nd death anniversary on Thursday.
Modi, Kovind and Naidu also paid floral tributes to Ambedkar at a function in Parliament House Lawns in Delhi. Tributes were also paid by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and several other MPs to the architect of the Indian Constitution.
The prime minister took to Twitter and said, “India bows to Babasaheb Ambedkar on Mahaparinirvan Diwas (death anniversary).”
पूज्य बाबासाहेब को उनके महापरिनिर्वाण दिवस पर कोटि-कोटि नमन।
India bows to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on Mahaparinirvan Diwas. pic.twitter.com/XNqzXFbm9Y
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 6, 2018
The vice president also took to social media and said, “The nation is ever grateful to the architect of the Constitution. His wisdom will continue to guide us at all times.”
“He championed the cause of marginalised and strove for creating a casteless society. We will be paying a real tribute to Baba Sahebji by establishing a truly egalitarian society and by upholding values and ethics in public life,” Naidu said.
He also shared a link of the audio highlighting the works and contribution of Ambedkar, who died on December 6, 1956 in Delhi.
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