President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday paid tributes to Dr BR Ambedkar on his dying anniversary.
PM Modi took to X and in a publish stated, “Baba Saheb, along with being the architect of the Indian Constitution, was an immortal champion of social harmony, who dedicated his life for the welfare of the exploited and the deprived. My respectful obeisances to him today on his Mahaparinirvana day.”
Kharge additionally took to X and stated, “We are Indians, firstly and lastly — Babasaheb Dr. B R Ambedkar. Babasaheb was a lifelong champion of the democratic principles of liberty, equality, fraternity and justice.”
“On his Mahaparinirvan Diwas, we pay our deepest respects to his ideas of social transformation and social justice. We must collectively resolve to preserve and protect his finest contribution to the nation – the Constitution of India, ” Kharge added.
President Murmu, Vice President Dhankhar, PM Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and several other others additionally paid floral tributes to Ambedkar in Parliament premises on his dying anniversary.
Ambedkar performed a pivotal function in drafting the Constitution because the chairman of the drafting committee and in addition served because the Law and Justice Minister in Jawaharlal Nehru’s preliminary cupboard.
Ambedkar, hailing from a Dalit background, ascended to a distinguished place in Indian politics. He championed for the rights of the underprivileged. Since his passing in 1956, appreciation for his concepts has expanded.