New Delhi, Apr 14 : On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday paid floral tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar at his official residence.
In his message, Mr Birla recalled Bharat Ratna Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar as an eminent national leader who, as the architect of Constitution of India, gave us a unique Constitution that has played a pivotal role in establishing strong foundations of social justice and equitable development in the country.
Mr Birla also said that Dr Ambedkar was also a distinguished writer, philosopher, economist, sociological thinker and a messiah of the downtrodden classes. The Speaker said the entire nation fondly remembers with utmost devotion Dr Ambedkar's immense contributions towards nation building, on his 129th birth anniversary today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted the people on the occasion. (UNI)