125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar celebrated in WCL.

Nagpur: Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) celebrated 125th Birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar. Director (Personnel) Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Director (Finance) S. M. Chaudhary offered garland and flowers on the photograph of Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar in WCL, H.Q today morning. While addressing august gathering, Director(Personnel) Dr. Sanjay Kumar said that, Dr. Ambedkar was a legendary personality. He opined that we must follow his path way. One should opt at least one good thing from his ideals. Dr. Kumar said that we are privileged that our company headquarters…

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Babasaheb Ambedkar should get Nobel Prize, says Ram Vilas Paswan

MUMBAI: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today demanded Nobel Peace Prize for Dalit icon Babasaheb Ambedkar. “Babasaheb Ambedkar deserves the Nobel Prize. He should be honoured the way Dr Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela were,” Paswan told PTI here. “From today, it will be my mission to ensure that Ambedkar gets the Nobel Prize for the tremendous work he did to uplift the poor and downtrodden,” he said. Paswan, founder and chief of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), said his party workers will undertake a campaign to ensure maximum public…

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125th birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar today: Docu made by Pune film-maker screened at UN meet

In the last 15 years, Marathi filmmaker Sandeep Manohar Navre has made nearly a dozen Marathi films. However, he says the experience of making one documentary surpasses all his past experiences of film-making. And the reason, he says, is that the documentary deals with a man larger than life — Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar — a social reformer, politician and economist whose 125th birth anniversary is celebrated on April 14. The documentary titled Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar… A Man of the Century was screened at the UN Conference held in New York…

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Marking 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar

“Caste is not just a division of labour, it is a division of labourers” It is a pity that caste even today has its defenders. The defences are many. It is defended on the ground that the caste system is but another name for division of labour; and if division of labour is a necessary feature of every civilized society, then it is argued that there is nothing wrong in the caste system. Now the first thing that is to be urged against this view is that the caste system…

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Book with rare pictures of Babasaheb Ambedkar to be published

PUNE: To commemorate Babasaheb Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary, a pictorial book depicting the life of Babasaheb Ambedkar with his rare photos will be published by Symbiosis Society’s Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum and Memorial on April 14. The Book titled ‘Mahamanav, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jivan Darshan’ will be available in English and Marathi language. Apart from photos, information on various incidences in Dr Ambedkar’s life will also be a part of the book. The Information kiosk with detailed audio-visual information about Babasaheb Ambedkar at the Museum will also be inaugurated on Thursday.…

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For the first time, event held at UN headquarters to mark Ambedkar’s birth anniversary

CHENNAI: Diplomats, senior officials from the United Nations, government officials from India and students gathered at a special event to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar at the UN headquarters in New York on Thursday. This is the first such commemoration at the UN headquarters, a press release from the Permanent Mission of India to UN New York said. “Dr Ambedkar understood that inequalities pose fundamental challenges to well-being,” said administrator of UN Development Program Helen Clark. Some of the panellists at the event included Prof…

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Plea in UN to declare Ambedkar Jayanti ‘World Equality Day’

‘He struggled for people around the globe’ United Nations: As the UN celebrated BR Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary by examining the relevance of his legacy to its global development goals, the world body heard a plea to declare 14 April, the birthday of the crusader against discrimination, as “International Equality Day”. “I believe Baba Saheb’s lifelong struggle for equality was not only for the people of India but for people around the globe,” Punjab Assembly Speaker Charnjit Singh Atwal said at the Ambedkar Jayanti celebration here on Wednesday. Therefore, as his…

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Ambedkar Jayanti brings little joy to his flock

The BJP may find it difficult to publicly acknowledge that Dalit scholar Rohit Vemula’s suicide inside the Hyderabad Central University’s (HCU’s) campus and the protests that followed at HCU and other campuses damaged the party’s image considerably, but it did. The party is now doing its best to undo the damage, at least, to some extent. In April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two rallies on BR Ambedkar, whose 125th birth anniversary is today, and highlight issues related to villages and farmers. The BJP will also involve the national…

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History is Made at HCU on the Eve of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar

History was made at the University of Hyderabad (UoH), the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) yesterday, April 12, 2016. The University General Body Meeting of Students agreed on major issues listed below. In an unprecedented show of unanimity and unity the following resolutions were massed with a huge majority. Remove Appa Rao Podile from the post of Vice-Chancellor. Put an end to Campus Blockade immediately. Demilitarize University of Hyderabad campus immediately. Constitute a Committee against Prejudices and Discrimination. Drop all the false police cases slapped on students, professors and a media…

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HCU to celebrate Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary for an entire year

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Central University will hold an year-long celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar, the principal architect of the Indian Constitution. It will start on Thursday with a function in the university’s administrative building. A committee of faculty members, students and non-teaching staff would plan the activities to be held throughout the year. “During the next one year the university proposes to organise several activities to increase awareness about Ambedkar’s contribution to the welfare of society and humanity, in particular his vision of industrialisation…

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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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