Assam Governor pays homage to Bhim Rao Ambedkar
Guwahati, Dec 6 (IBNS): Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi paid homage to Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on the occasion of his death anniversary.
In a shraddhanjali programme held at Raj Bhavan in Guwahati on Thursday, Mukhi paid glowing tributes to Ambedkar.
Paying his homage, Mukhi said that Ambedkar was the architect of modern India.
He also said that Ambedkar throughout his life worked for an equal society where there would be no discrimination and everybody irrespective of class or caste would be meted out same treatment.
He at the same time said that on the day of his death anniversary, everybody should work to realize Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s dream of classless society.
Therefore, the man who was the chairman of Constituent Assembly to frame the Constitution deserves a lot from the country, the Governor added.
Born on 14 April, 1891, Ambedkar died on 6 December, 1956. He was a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer. He was also the first law minister of Independent India.
On the occasion all the officers and staff of Raj Bhavan paid their floral tributes to the portrait of Ambedkar.
(Reporting by Hemanth Kumar Nath)