HUDCO celebrates Dr BR Ambedkar 125th Birth Anniversary and Swachhhata Pakhwada

New Delhi: Dr. M Ravi Kanth, Chairman & Managing Director addressing HUDCO employees as part of the celebrations ofthe 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar and the Swachhhata Pakhwada being observed in HUDCO w.e.f. 1st April, 2016 to 15th April, 2016. SM Vijayanand, IAS, Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development also graced the occasion. Source – Sarkaritel

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25 kg cake was cut on birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar

Chandigarh: At least, 25 kilogramme cake was cut on the 125th birth anniversaryof Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar by the Dalit Welfare association at Plaza, Sector 17 here, on Tuesday.On this occasion B R Tisavar said, “the 125th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar is being celebrated as Human Rights day.” He also said that many followers paid tribute to the Dr B R Ambedkar. The chief guest for the event was Raj Kumar. Besides, Rakesh Bhadhur, District Attorney was also present during the event. During the event, B R Tisavar…

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Gujarat Congress to Organize “Samvidhan se Swabhiman Yatra” on Dr. B R Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary

The 125th Birth Anniversary of the father of Indian Constitution, B R Ambedkar, Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) to Organize “Samvidhan se Swabhiman Yatra” at various locations across Gujarat. Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Bharatsinh Solanki said that the “Samvidhan se Swabhiman yatra” was part of the series of functions planned by the Congress to make the people, especially younger generation, aware of Ambedkar’s ideology. “Samvidhan se Swabhiman Yatra” would be held in various sectors, villages and colonies in which all the party members and its wings would participate.…

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How to be free of caste

As India marks the 125th birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar this week, it must acknowledge the pervasiveness of discrimination and confront it head-on This year, India has sponsored the observation of the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar at the United Nations for the first time. The Permanent Mission of India to the UN shall commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of the Dalit icon on April 13 at the UN headquarters, a day before his date of birth, with an international seminar on ‘Combating inequalities to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’.…

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Ambedkar Jayanti: Dalits demand end to manual scavenging

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13:  As political parties scramble to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar on April 14 with an eye on votes, hundreds of manual scavengers and Ambedkar followers reached Delhi’s Jantar Mantar after a 125-day ‘Bhim Yatra’ across the country. “Buckets full of muck on our heads and brooms aplenty, how do we to lift the tricolour, if our hands are not free?” recited Dev Kumar, a ‘safai karmachari’ and poet from Kanpur, taking a dig at the ongoing debate on “nationalism”. The gathering included…

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AP to launch Ambedkars 125th birth anniversary celebrations

Vijayawada, Apr 13 (PTI) Andhra Pradesh government will launch a year-long celebration of B R Ambedkars 125th birth anniversary here tomorrow. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will kick off the celebrations by laying foundation stone of a new housing programme for the weaker sections of the society at Jakkampudi near here, said AP Scheduled Castes Welfare Corporation Chairman Jupudi Prabhakar. Under the programme six lakh houses would be built at a cost of Rs 2.5 lakh each across the state, he said. The Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh would organise…

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Faiz Ahmad to make biopic on Ramabai Ambedkar

Filmmaker Faiz Ahmad has decided to make a biopic on Ramabai Ambedkar, wife of B R Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution. The biopic titled “Babanchi Sawali” will be a “real tribute” to Ambedkar, whose 125th birth anniversary will be celebrated tomorrow, Ahmad told PTI. “Making a biopic on Ramai (Ramabai) would be the real tribute to Babasaheb. Her contribution was incalculable in his making. She had all the virtues of being simple, intelligent and kind,” the director said. Born on February 7, 1897, Ramai married Babasaheb at the age…

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Indian HC to celebrate Dr Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary

12 April 2016, Nirapad News: Society, will celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, on April 15. On the occasion, a discussion will be held at 5 pm at CIRDAP International Auditorium at Topkhana Road in the capital on the day, an Indian High Commission press release said here today. Prime Minister’s Adviser on Political Affairs HT Imam, Member of Law Commission Professor Dr. Shah Alam and Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla will take part in the discussion on…

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Film based on Ambedkar’s wife

After experimenting with films on the life of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the Kannada film industry has, for the first time, focussed its attention on the life of Ramabai, Ambedkar’s wife, who supported him immensely in his work. Ramabai is said to be the second film on Ambedkar’s wife. Noted filmmaker Prakash Jadhav had directed Ramabai Bheemarao Ambedkar in 2011. The Kannada film Ramabai will hit the screens on April 15 to mark the 125th birth anniversary of the Dalit icon. The film, written and directed by M. Ranganath, is produced by…

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International communities to celebrate birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar

New Delhi: Sections of community across the globe will be celebrating the 125th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar on April 14. Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb, is considered as the Father of Indian Constitution, the biggest and the most complex constitution in the world. The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has decided to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti and Baisakhi at New Lake in Sector 42.  Mayor Arun Sood said the MC would pay homage to the Dalit leader for his contribution in drafting the Indian Constitution. In Karnataka, a conglomerate of various…

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Ambedkar, an icon no party can afford to ignore

By Praveen Davar Apr 13 (IANS): Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, whose 125th birth anniversary falls on April 14, has emerged as one of India’s most revered leader especially during the last two decades. No political party can afford to ignore him though the reasons for doing so are more electoral than emotional. Independent India’s first cabinet of prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru had only 14 members with B.R. Ambedkar as law minister listed at No.11 in the order of precedence, below Jagjivan but above Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji of the Hindu Mahasabha…

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Preparations galore for Dr B R Ambedkar’s birth anniversary

Dehradun: Amid the ongoing political turmoil in state and a race between BJP and Congress to claim the legacy of Dalit icon Dr B R Ambedkar, preparations galore for the 125th birth anniversary of the activist on April 14. Heads of institutions affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have been asked to organise the next expression series on Ambedkar on April 13-14. Participation in the series would be voluntary and students can either submit a poem, a drawing or an essay on Babasaheb in any of the…

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Debate Competition held at Polytechnic College Kathua

KATHUA, Apr 12: Government Polytechnic College Kathua organized a debate competition in the college campus to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar, here today. The function began with paying homage to the Dr. B.R Ambedkar. The chief guest of the function was Er Arun Bangotra, Principal of the college who while speaking on the occasion narrated the various facets of Dr Ambedkar and his role in social transformations in India. The topic for the debate competition was “Philosphy and Contribution of Dr B.R Ambedkar” in which…

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5K Walk for Ambedkar held

Amaravati: TDP leaders conducted 5K Walk from Ambedkar statue centre in Guntur as part of Dr B R Ambedkar 125th birth anniversary celebrations on Tuesday. Speaking on this occasion, the party state general secretary, Varla Ramaiah, reminded the efforts made by the Ambedkar for the uplift of the weaker sections. Drawing inspiration from him, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was striving to implement several welfare schemes for SCs and STs, he said. Earlier, he garlanded the statues of Ambedkar and paid  tributes to him. MLA Nakka Anand Babu urged the youth…

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Run for Caste free India tomorrow

The fifth Run for Caste-free India, under the joint auspices of Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DICCI), Shanti Chakra International and collaborated by Sports Coaching Foundation (SCF) will be held in the city on April 14. Stating that this time around it was a significant year as it marks the 125th birth anniversary of the Father of Indian Constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar, and DICCI’s South India Chapter President Narra Ravi Kumar said on Tuesday that the response to the run has been increasing with each edition. Over…

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Ambedkar Run today

Andhra University is organising Ambedkar Run on the beach road here on Wednesday morning as part of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. The run would commence at the RK beach at 6 a.m. and conclude at the YMCA. MP K. Haribabu and others will participate. Vice-Chancellor in-charge E.A. Narayana said at a press conference after releasing a poster on the run along with Registrar V. Umamaheswara Rao, Director of AU’s Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Study Centre Y. Satyanarayana, and others. On April 14, the day of Dr. Ambedkar’s…

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Gov on Ambedkar’s birth anniversary at UN

DIMAPUR, APR 12 : Nagaland & Assam Governor, P.B Acharya has expressed happiness that the Architect of the Indian Constitution, Bharat Ratna, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary would be observed at the United Nations for the first time on April 13, with focus on combating inequalities to achieve sustainable development goals. The Permanent Mission of India to U.N. in association with Kalpana Saroj Foundation and Foundation For Human Horizon would commemorate Ambedkar’s birth anniversary at U.N. headquarters. According to a press release issued by Raj Bhavan, Acharya stated…

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डॉ. आंबेडकर जयंतीनिमित्त नवीन इलेक्ट्रिक बोअरचे उद्घाटन

नगरसेविका श्रीदेवी फुलारे यांचा उपक्रम  प्रतिनिधी सोलापूर : प्रभाग क्र. २६ अ कोनापुरे चाळ येथे जयभारत तरूण मंडळ शेजारी नगरसेविका श्रीदेवी जॉन फुलारे व स्थानिक प्रभागातील महिला यांच्या हस्ते नवीन इलेक्ट्रीक बोअरचे उद्घाटन करण्यात आले. दिवसेंदिवस वाढत्या पाण्याची टंचाई लक्षात घेवून प्रभागातील नागरिकांच्या समस्या जाणून घेवून परमपूज्य महामानव डॉ. बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर यांच्या १२५ व्या जयंती दिनाचे औचित्य साधून नगरसेविका श्रीदेवी जॉन फुलारे यांनी आपल्या विकास निधीतून नवीन इलेक्ट्रीक बोअर घेण्यात आले. याप्रसंगी प्रमुख पाहुणे जॉन फुलारे, रवि असादे, बाबू बलझेंडे, जॉन अलझेेंडे, नागनाथ म्हेत्रे, राजू दिवेकर, मंगेश शिंदे, सायबण्णा दिवटे,…

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डॉ बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर की 125 वी जयंती के औसरपर बौद्धजन पंचायत समिती द्वारा

डॉ बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर की 125 वी जयंती के औसरपर बौद्धजन पंचायत समिती द्वारा अनेक कार्यक्रम का आयोजन किया गया है इसमे मुख्यतः डॉ बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर जी की अस्थिकलश का दर्शन बुद्धभूमी नालासोपारा यहां से 11 आप्रेल से सुरुवात की गयी है आगे ये मुंबई, ठाणे, कल्याण  और नवी मुंबई मे 11 आप्रेल से 15 आप्रेल तक दर्शन के लिये रखी कि जायेगी साथ ही साथ 16 आप्रेल को सुबह 10 से शाम 6 बजे तक वाशी के सेक्टर 29 मे बौद्ध धम्म परिषद का आयोजन भी किया गया है और…

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भारतरत्न डॉ. बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर १२५ व्या जयंती सोहळ्यास दिमाखदार प्रारंभ

महात्मा ज्योतिबा फुले यांना गुरुस्थानी मानून बाबासाहेबांनी समतेचे तत्व प्रस्थापित करणारी राज्यघटना देशाला दिली. त्या राज्यघटनेचा सन्मान करीत आपले आचरण असायला हवे, असे ते म्हणाले. नवी मुंबई महानगरपालिकेच्यावतीने महात्मा ज्योतिबा फुले यांच्या जयंती दिनापासून भारतीय राज्यघटनेचे शिल्पकार भारतरत्न डॉ. बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर यांच्या जयंती दिनापर्यंत ११ ते १४ एप्रिल २०१६ या कालावधीत वाशी येथील सिडको एक्झिबिशन सेंटरमध्ये चार दिवस संपन्न होणाऱ्या भारतरत्न डॉ. बाबासाहेब आंबेडकर १२५ व्या जयंती सोहळयाच्या उद्घाटनप्रसंगी ते उद्घाटक म्हणून आपले मनोगत व्यक्त करत होते. याप्रसंगी नवी मुंबईचे महापौर सुधाकर सोनवणे, बेलापूर विधानसभा सदस्य आमदार मंदाताई म्हात्रे, महापालिका…

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