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Tributes Pour In For BR Ambedkar On His 64th Death Anniversary

'We are committed to fulfilling Ambedkar’s dreams,' PM Modi said

Tributes Pour In For BR Ambedkar On His 64th Death Anniversary
PM Modi pays his tributes to B R Ambedkar | Twitter
Tributes Pour In For BR Ambedkar On His 64th Death Anniversary
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2020-12-06T13:08:40+05:30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to B R Ambedkar on his death anniversary and said that Ambedkar’s thoughts and ideals continue to inspire millions.

"Remembering the great Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on Mahaparinirvan Diwas. His thoughts and ideals continue to give strength to millions. We are committed to fulfilling the dreams he had for our nation," Modi tweeted.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also paid homage to the Dalit icon. Working to make India free of all forms of discrimination is the only truthful way to pay homage to B R Ambedkar, Rahul Gandhi said.

"Today we remember Dr Ambedkar's contribution to nation building. Working to make India free from all forms of discrimination is the only truthful way to pay homage to him," Rahul tweeted.

Maharashtra Governor B S Koshyari and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray paid floral tributes to Ambedkar at his memorial 'Chaityabhoomi' in Mumbai. Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state energy minister Nitin Raut were also present. NCP chief Sharad Pawar also paid his respects to Ambedkar at the memorial.

Uddhav Thackeray also lauded Ambedkar for enriching the the nation with its constitutional.

Meanwhile, DMK President M K Stalin hailed Ambedkar as a “new Buddha" and a guide to all.

Taking to Facebook, Stalin said, “Ambedkar is a source of knowledge from India, he is this century's Buddha, a light for all the oppressed people and a guide to all at all times."

Ambedkar, considered the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, passed away in 1956. His death anniversary is observed as "Mahaparinirvan din".

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