Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi pays respect to Dr....

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi pays respect to Dr. Ambedkar

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Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi pays respect to Dr. Ambedkar 

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Deekshabhoomi on the occasion of 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. Dr. Ambedkar, a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer is also known as the architect of the Indian constitution. He and many of his followers had adopted Buddhism in 1956 at Deekshabhoomi, near city of Nagpur in the state of Maharashtra. 

In a separate ceremony, to commemorate the same event at the Parliament of India in New Delhi, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Modi sought blessings from Buddhist Monks and gave gifts. 

Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7pB_gIQEUY

  

Colombo

18th April, 2017

 
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