BJP President J P Nadda pays tribute to Bhim Rao Ambedkar

J P Nadda, national president of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) paid homage to B R Ambedkar, the man behind the drafting of the Indian constitution, on the occasion of the 66th ‘Mahaparinirvan Diwas’ at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

“I bow to Bhimrao Ambedkar on his death anniversary. The national unity and social harmony shaped by your contribution to the making of the Indian Constitution are still flowing in the entire society. Your dedicated life for the poor and downtrodden is always our inspiration,”J P Nadda tweeted. Many leaders of the party joined J P at the headquarters.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar at the Parliamentary premises.
“On Mahaparinirvan Diwas, I pay homage to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and recall his exemplary service to our nation. His struggles gave hope to millions and his efforts to give India such an extensive Constitution can never be forgotten,” PM Modi said in a tweet.
Along with other leaders like Speaker of the Lok Sabha Om Birla, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, President Droupadi Murmu, and others, PM Modi paid tribute.
Babasaheb Ambedkar, an Indian lawyer, economist, politician, and social reformer, was born on April 14, 1891. He advocated for workers’ and women’s rights as well as against societal discrimination against the untouchables (Dalits). On December 6, 1956, he perished.
Ambedkar received the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, in 1990.

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