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Coronavirus: Ahead of Ambedkar's anniversary, Mayawati appeals BSP members to pay tributes at home

On Dalit icon's birth anniversary on April 14, people should also think about the problems of common man during the lockdown, she posted on twitter.

Published: 12th April 2020 03:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th April 2020 03:46 PM   |  A+A-

BSP supremo Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

LUCKNOW: Ahead of the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, BSP chief Mayawati has appealed to party workers to follow lockdown restrictions and pay tributes to him in their homes in view of the spread of coronavirus.

B R Ambekdar was born on April 14, 1891.

In a series of tweets in Hindi, Mayawati said, "A symbol of humanistic thought and sacrifice, Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar is a source of motivation for his followers especially BSP workers.

But in the current Corona pandemic scenario, it is an appeal to all to follow restrictions imposed by the government, and celebrate the anniversary in their homes and pay tributes."

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In another tweet, she asked party workers to seriously deliberate upon the poor condition and harassment of Ambedkar's followers during the pandemic.

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