Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today paid rich tributes to the founder of Constitution Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, on his 64th death anniversary by paying floral tributes at his statue at Ambedkar Chowk here today.
While interacting with the media on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Dr Ambedkar was known as the architect of the constitution of India and an eminent jurist who laid the foundation of democracy in India and worked continuously for socio-economic equality in the Indian society. He was also a notable economist, politician and social reformer who worked for upliftment of poor and downtrodden so that they could become integral constituent of development in the society. He campaigned against social discrimination towards untouchables.
Artistes of the Information and Public Relations Department recited ‘Bhajans’ of the occasion.
Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, MLAs Kishori Lal and Rakesh Singha, Mayor Kusum Sadrate, Deputy Mayor Rakesh Sharma and people from all walks of life paid tributes to Dr. Ambedkar on his death anniversary.