PM Modi pays homage to Dr Ambedkar on his death anniversary

Popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, he was a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer.

Published: 06th December 2018 09:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th December 2018 09:27 AM   |  A+A-

Ambedkar played a pivotal role in inspiring the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards Untouchables.

By UNI

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid homage to Bharat Ratna Dr B R Ambedkar on the occasion of his death anniversary.

"India bows to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on Mahaparinirvan Diwas," the Prime Minister tweeted.

Born on April 14, 1891, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar died on December 6, 1956.

Popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, he was a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer.

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He was the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee and country's first Law Minister after Independence.

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