PM, President pay tribute to B R Ambedkar on his death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Dr. B R Ambedkar the father of Indian Constitution, on his 60th death anniversary saying India will always be thankful to Babasaheb for his rich service to the nation.

PM, President pay tribute to B R Ambedkar on his death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Dr. B R Ambedkar the father of Indian Constitution, on his 60th death anniversary saying India will always be thankful to Babasaheb for his rich service to the nation.

"I bow to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his Nirvan Divas. India will always be thankful to Babasaheb for his rich service to the nation," he said in a tweet.

President Pranab Mukherjee also paid homage to Babasaheb Ambedkar. a special event was held at the Parliament complex to commemorate his death, which was attended by the Vice President Hamid Ansari, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran leader LK Adavani, former prime minister Manmohan Singh among other political top brass.



Lakhs of people are expected to converge at Chaitya Bhoomi in Mumbai today, where Ambedkar's ashes have been interred. With lakhs of people expected to visit Chaityabhoomi, the venue will also be kept under constant CCTV surveillance.


The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has made adequate arrangements for pilgrims who come to visit Chaityabhoomi on Mahaparinirvan Diwas.

MCGM has set up 10 control rooms to guide visitors and almost 11 ambulances have been stationed at various locations around Shivaji Park and Chaityabhoomi.