The President, Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha, M. Thambi Durai at the ceremony to pay homage to Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 62nd Mahaparinirvan Diwas, at Parliament House Complex, New Delhi on December 06, 2017.
Nation pays homage to B. R. Ambedkar on his 62nd Mahaparinirvan Diwas
The President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in paying homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 62nd Mahaparinirvan Diwas on 6 December 2017. The President offered floral tributes at the statue of Baba Saheb at Sansad Bhavan Lawns in the Parliament House complex this morning.
The Vice President, M. Venkiah Naidu, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan also offered tributes to the Father of the Indian Constitution, Dr. Ambedkar. Among other leaders who paid floral homage to Baba Saheb included the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot, Ministers of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar, Vijay Sampla and Ram Das Athawale and other dignitaries.
PM Narendra Modi at the ceremony to pay homage to Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 62nd Mahaparinirvan Diwas,
The function was organised by the Ambedkar Foundation, an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, while PM will inaugurate the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre today at 15 Janpath, Delhi tomorrow. He will also launch the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre For Socio-Economic Transformation (DAICSET).
The Dr. Ambedkar International Centre is a fusion of Buddhist and present day architecture. It includes seminar as well as conference halls. There are three auditoriums and an extensive library with a rich digital repository.This institution will show the way and further discussions on vital issues as well as encourage research, original thinking among the youth, said the Prime Minister.