Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live Updates: Babasaheb gave strong foundation to independent India, says PM Modi

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Updated: April 14, 2021 2:11:36 pm

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Celebrations Live Streaming, Dr BR Ambedkar Jayanti Celebrations at Chaityabhoomi Live Updates: Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar was an ardent advocate of human rights.

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021, Ambedkar Jayanti Chaityabhoomi Celebrations Live UpdatesDr Ambedkar envisioned a better and just society and fought for it throughout his life.

Ambedkar Jayanti Celebrations at Chaityabhoomi Live Streaming: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Association of Indian Universities’ 95th annual meet and a national seminar of vice-chancellors through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, PM Modi said that Babasaheb Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India. “Babasaheb Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India so the nation could move forward while strengthening its democratic heritage,” he said. He also release four books related to Bhim Rao Ambedkar, whose birth anniversary falls on April 14. the event was hosted by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad. Paying tributes to Dr Ambedkar, PM Modi said in a tweet, “I bow to the great Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his birth anniversary. His struggle to bring the deprived sections of the society into the mainstream will continue to be an example for every generation.”

The nation is celebrating the 130th birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar today. Given the COVID-19 surge, the authorities are keeping the celebrations a low key affair. He was born on 14 April 1891 in Mhow of Madhya Pradesh. Often termed as the father of the Indian constitution, he always worked for the welfare of the poor, Dalits and deprived sections. All through his inspiring life, Dr Ambedkar charted his unique path amid extreme adversity and earned commendations for his extraordinary and multi-faceted achievements. President Ram Nath Kovind and other senior leaders have also paid their tribute to Dr Ambedkar. President Ram Nath Kovind urged fellow citizens to ‘imbibe his ideals in our lives by learning from his life and ideas and contribute towards building a strong and prosperous India’. Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar was an ardent advocate of human rights, who set up the ‘Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha’ intending to improve the socio-economic status of the people of deprived communities of India and for the spread of education amongst them. Dr Ambedkar envisioned a better and just society and fought for it throughout his life. He wanted to create a modern India where there would be no prejudice based on caste or any other reason; where women and communities subjected to backwardness for centuries would enjoy equity of economic and social rights. The Centre has announced April 14 as a public holiday for all central government offices including industrial units.

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    14:11 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 130th Birth anniversary.

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 130th Birth anniversary. "Baba Saheb should not just be seen as a Dalit icon. He was a renowned name among world intellectuals not just in India, but globally as well," he said

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    13:22 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: PM Modi releases four books based on Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's life, written by Kishor Makwana.

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released four books based on Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's life, written by Kishor Makwana.

    12:06 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla pays floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla pays floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. "Owing to Babasaheb's visions, India progressed at a fast pace after independence that benefitted all fractions of society," he says.

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    11:56 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Places associated with Baba Saheb are being developed as Panch Tirtha, says PM Modi

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Today the country is also working to spread the message of Babasaheb to the people. Places associated with Baba Saheb are being developed as Panch Tirtha: PM Modi

    11:42 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Doctor Ambedkar used to say- “I worship three deities-Knowledge, self-respect and politeness”: PM Modi

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Doctor Ambedkar used to say- “I worship three deities-Knowledge, self-respect and politeness”: PM Modi

    11:27 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Babasaheb Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India, says PM Modi

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Babasaheb Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India so the nation could move forward while strengthening its democratic heritage: Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he addresses Association of Indian Universities annual meet via video conference

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    10:46 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: BJP MP Anurag Thakur pays tribute to Dr Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Remembering the chief architect of the Indian constitution, economist, scholar par excellence, legal luminary and Bharat Ratna Shri Baba Saheb Dr B.R. Ambedkar on his Jayanti today: Anurag Thakur.

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    10:28 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says committed to make India envisioned by Dr Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says committed to make India envisioned by Dr Ambedkar

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    10:15 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu says Babasaheb's contribution in bridging the gaps of inequality will always be remembered

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Remembering the great social reformer, outstanding intellectual and the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary today. Babasaheb was a true humanist who all through his life strove to dismantle caste barriers and social inequalities. Babasaheb's stellar contribution in drafting the constitution and bridging the gaps of inequality will always be remembered, says Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

    10:01 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath pays tribute to architect of Indian constitution

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath pays tribute to the architect of Indian constitution

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    09:54 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: India is now proving that it is indeed possible to regress in time. Today, we remember Babasaheb who asked the difficult questions that helped put our country on the path of progress.

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    09:48 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Shaina NC pays tribute to Dr Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Bowing to Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his birth anniversary. Their struggle to bring the deprived sections of the society into the mainstream will continue to be an example for every generation.

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    09:25 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: DMK chief MK Stalin pays floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary at Koyambedu

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: DMK chief MK Stalin pays floral tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary at Koyambedu

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    09:04 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Ministry of Culture pays tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Ministry of Culture pays tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar

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    08:51 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Karnataka MLA KJ George pays tribute to Dr Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Karnataka MLA KJ George pays tribute to Dr Ambedkar

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    08:40 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao pays tribute to Dr Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has paid rich tributes to B R Ambedkar on the eve of his 130th birth anniversary. Rao said the efforts put in by Ambedkar to make the country secular (with no caste bias) and a democratic republic are highly laudable, an official release said.

    08:30 (IST)14 Apr 2021
    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021 Live: PM Modi to address the Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet and a national seminar of vice-chancellors today through video conferencing. The PMO said in a statement that Modi will also release four books related to Bhim Rao Ambedkar, whose birth anniversary falls on Wednesday. Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad, is hosting the event.

    A rare Marathi short film made on Babasaheb Ambedkar in 1968 has been acquired by the National Film Archive of India, an official statement said on Tuesday. The film titled ?Mahapurush Dr. Ambedkar' was produced by the Director of Publicity, Government of Maharashtra in July 1968, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting ministry said. Directed by Namdeo Vatkar under the banner of Vathkar Productions, the music for the 18-minute short film was composed by renowned composer Datta Davajekar.
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