Chamaraja constituency BJP organised Dr B R Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary and celebrated Makara Sankranti by distributing ‘Ellu – bella’ to the children of Dalit families of puorakarmikas residing at Ashokapuram shed, Rajiv Gandhi colony, and other layouts of the pourakarmikas. The programme was inaugurated by offering floral tributes to the image of Dr B R Ambedkar.
Speaking on the occasion, former minister V Srinivas Prasad said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi had decided to observe Dr Ambedkar Jayanti on 14th of every month, which is indeed a great initiative. He has decided to walk on the path of progress shown by Dr Ambedkar. Celebrating the festival with Dalit families has given me immense happiness.”
Dr Ramadas hailed the celebration of Sankranti with the Dalit families, calling it as defining the dream of Dr Ambedkar.
President of Mysore City (District) BJP, Dr B H Manjunath said, “Dr Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary will be observed every month, throughout the year. On every 14th, various programmes will be conducted to commemorate Dr Ambedkar’s birth anniversary. By distributing the ‘ellu-bella’, we have given the message of unity and solidarity with no difference of caste or class,”
“As said by the state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa, BJP Mysuru is observing Dr Ambedkar Jayanti every month under the guidance of Dr Manjunath. Such programmes are conducted in order to follow the ideals of Dr B R Ambedkar,” said Dr Manjunath.
Cine actor Suraj Gowda, K R SC Morcha President Ishwar, Satyaprakash, office bearers of the Mandal, Presidents and secretaries of all the morchas and others were present.