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KCR recalls Ambedkar's services on birth anniversary

KCR recalls Ambedkar's services on birth anniversary

On the occasion, the President in his tweet said an icon of our nation, Dr. Ambedkar was a multifaceted personality who waged a life-long struggle for a modern India free of caste and other prejudices, ensuring equal rights for women and for the disadvantaged.

Four people were injured in Phagwara after a clash between Dalits and Shiv Sena workers on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

Mr. Mohanan said Ms. Raja, who garlanded Ambedkar's picture, protested against the failure of the Left government in Kerala to initiate steps to regain the ground as a public space. Despite police negotiation with both the side, both groups came face to face and started hurling stones at each other.

The 127th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, the principal architect of the Indian Constitution, was celebrated enthusiastically as Social Justice Day across Pauri district on Saturday. Supporters of Jignesh Mevani raised slogans and even showed placards to the MP when he arrived.

He said on the basis of a police Intelligence report about the festival causing possible tension in the area, the committee was asked, in the eleventh hour, to hold the event at an alternative venue.

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All parties Ambedkar Jayanti Ustav Samiti members gathered at Bhadkal gate and paid homage to Dr Ambedkar in a function which was presided over by Samiti president Manmohan Singh Oberoi.

In Marathwada, comprising eight districts, various factions of Dalit community, social organisations, government offices, panchayati raj institutions have organised programmes to pay tributes to the "Mahamanav" on this occasion. PM Modi will be in Bijapur- a shining example of how challenges to development can be overcome.

Jangala village is located in Bhairamgarh tehsil of Bijapur.

DM said that Ambedkar's greatest gift to the nation is the Constitution. He will also interact with Champions of change from the administration and the local community in Bijapur.

Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey has inspected the area to check the security arrangements, according to him.


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