President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid their tributes to the architect of the India’s Constitution, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his 60th death anniversary.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi also paid homage at the statue of Ambedkar at the Parliament lawns.
“Babasaheb is an apostle of equality and social harmony. He emerged as a ray of hope for the marginalised and the oppressed, giving a powerful voice to their suffering. His contribution in the making of our constitution will be eternally remembered,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted today.
Meanwhile in Mumbai, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis paid floral tributes to Dr. Ambedkar as well.