NEW DELHI: While the devotees of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar flock to his memorial ‘Chaityabhoomi’ near Shivaji Park in Dadar to pay tribute to the Architect of Indian constitution, the leaders of our country too are offering homage to the first Law minister of independent India on his 58th death anniversary, which is also observed as ‘Mahaparinirvan Din’.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saluted the Dalit icon, who constantly fought for the marginalised and the oppressed and tried to abolish the practice of untouchablity.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Congress’s official Twitter handle claimed that Dr. Ambedkar has been a guiding force of equality
BJP President Amit Shah commended his efforts to eradicate social evils.
Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh too expressed his regards.
President Pranab Mukherjee, BJP veteran LK Advani , Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi too paid respects to Babasaheb in Delhi.
Devendra Fadnavis, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra paid tribute to Ambedkar at Chityabhoomi, acknowledged Ambedkar for his ideals of freedom and equality.