Prime News, National, New Delhi, April 14:- President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his 127th birth anniversary in the city.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tributes to Ambedkar’s statue at Parliament House Lawns in the national capital.
President Kovind remembered Dr Ambedkar as a multifaceted personality whose impact on the society and nation has remained relevant and will remain relevant.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter and said, “Greetings on Ambedkar Jayanti. Pujya Babasaheb gave hope to lakhs of people belonging to the poorest and marginalised sections of society. We remain indebted to him for his efforts towards the making of our Constitution.”
BJP national president Amit Shah also paid homage to Dr Ambedkar at BJP office located in Delhi’s Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg.
Earlier in the day, Congress president Rahul Gandhi too paid tribute to Dr Ambedkar.
Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated on April 14 across the nation to remember the Father of the Constitution of India.-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)