Articles tagged under: Ambedkar

55-year old man arrested for stealing spectacles from Ambedkar statue in Rajkot

August 22, 2018
55-year old man arrested for stealing spectacles from Ambedkar statue in Rajkot

Rajkot: 55-year old Mehbub Bhadula has been arrested for stealing spectacles from the statue of Dr B R Ambedkar in Mochi Bazar area of Rajkot today. A compliant was lodged on Tuesday by one Amit Cholera, Assistant manager of Cultural department of Rajkot Municipal Corporation(RMC) after the spectacles went missing from the statue. RMC had already given order for another spectacles. After the news regarding spectacle theft were viral on social media, a group of Schedule Caste persons had ...Read More

Compilation of PM Modi’s thoughts on BR Ambedkar to be launched by President

April 12, 2018

Gandhinagar: President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will launch a book 'Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: Vyakti Nahin, Sankalp' on April 14, Dr. Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary at Durbar hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. This book is compilation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's thoughts on Dr. Ambedkar. It is compiled by Ahmedabad based Kishor Makwana. The book-launch function is scheduled to take place at 11.00 am . The book has been published by Samvedna Publication. ...Read More

Gujarat CM lays stone of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s majestic ‘Sankalp Bhumi Smarak’ at Vadodara

September 23, 2017
Gujarat CM lays stone of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s majestic ‘Sankalp Bhumi Smarak’ at Vadodara

Vadodara: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today paid tributes to Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar offering flowers at his statue and urn containing his last remains at Sayajinagar in Vadodara to mark the centenary of his resolve to fight injustice against the have-nots. He also met Buddhist monks and shared ideas with them. Mr. Rupani later laid the foundation stone of a majestic Babasaheb Ambedkar’s ‘Sankalp Bbhumi Smarak’, to be built on a 1,000 sq m plot at Juna Kalyan Naga...Read More

PM may inaugurate Dr Ambedkar’s historic London residence

April 30, 2015
PM may inaugurate Dr Ambedkar’s historic London residence

Mumbai Maharashtra's Minister for Social Justice Rajkumar Badole said here today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the erstwhile London residence of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar after purchase formalities of the 2,050 square feet bungalow are completed. "The house in which Babasaheb Ambedkar once lived has tremendous sentimental value to his followers. During this trip, we completed almost all formalities required before we formally purchase the house. The remaining formal...Read More

Why Mother Teresa given Bharat Ratna before Ambedkar, asks RSS

April 14, 2015

New Delhi After raising questions over Mother Teresa's charity work, RSS today alleged that B R Ambedkar was ignored while she was given Bharat Ratna 10 years before him. On his 125th birth anniversary, RSS also equated the Dalit icon to Hindutva stalwart and its founder K B Hedgewar and claimed that his views matched its own on Article 370 and that he had supported complete transfer of Muslim population after Partition. Unveiling a collector's edition brought out by its mouthpieces, Or...Read More

Ambedkar University building, Swadhyay TV/Radio dedicated in Ahmedabad

April 13, 2015

Ahmedabad Gujarat Chief Minister today dedicated Dr. Ambedkar Open University's new building which has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 47 crore in Ahmedabad on eve of Dr. Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary. The University complex has been named as Jyotirmay Gyan Bhawan. In presence of Governor, Education Ministers of Gujarat launched Swadhyay TV and Swadhyay Radio in this function. - DeshGujaratRead More

RSS to celebrate Dr. Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary in Gujarat

April 13, 2015

Ahmedabad Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) arm Samajik Samrasta Manch will celebrate Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary at various locations across Gujarat. In Ahmedabad, the RSS will organize Samrasta exhibition, free butter milk distribution and launch Panchjanya daily's special issue on Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. Jagannath Mandir's Mahamandleshwar Mahant Shri Dilip Dasji Maharaj, Vice Chancellor of Gujarat University Shri MN patel, Karnavati Mahanagar Sangh Chalak of ...Read More

Agreement signed to pave way for Ambedkar’s memorial in Mumbai

April 05, 2015

New Delhi Bharat Ratna B R Ambedkar's memorial can now be built in Mumbai at a place where his last rites were performed, with an agreement being signed here today to resolve the long-pending issue of land transfer. The tripartite agreement was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi between the Union Textiles Ministry, the Government of Maharashtra and the National Textile Corporation for transfer of 12 acres of land adjacent to the Chaityabhoomi in the Indu Mills Compound ...Read More

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