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President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 65th death anniversary

Prime News, National, Constitution, Democracy, New Delhi, December 6:- President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (December 6) paid floral tribute to Dr B R Ambedkar, the architect of India’s Constitution, on his 65th death anniversary which is observed as “Mahaparinirvan Diwas.”

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and other parliamentarians paid tribute to the architect of the Constitution at his statue in the Parliament house complex Monday.

Born on April 14, 1891, Babasaheb Ambedkar was India’s first law minister, a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits) and supported the rights of women and workers. He passed away on December 6, 1956.

In 1990, Dr Ambedkar was conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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