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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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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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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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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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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Indian Mission in New York to commemorate 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York will host a special event at the UN to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, on April 13th. The event will be organized in association with the Kalpana Saroj Foundation and Foundation of Human Horizon, according to a press release. The landmark 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes that combating inequality within and among countries, creating sustained, inclusive and sustainable growth and fostering inclusion are interdependent. The vision of Ambedkar, the architect…

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GLOBAL HARMONY DAY AT UNITED NATIONS


Dear Friends, It gives me immense pleasure to share with you the details about our historical event of celebrating Babasaheb’s 125th Jayanti in the UN Headquarters, New York on 13th April 2016. This is fruition of our long cherished dream to give Babasaheb and his monumental work towards humanity an exposure at UN, and what better occasion to initiate this than his 125th birth anniversary!!! Let us take advantage of this initiation to position our movement strategically at the highest international Human Rights Forum towards realizing Babasaheb’s dream of Equality. The theme for this event is “Reducing Inequalities to achieve Sustainable Development…

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