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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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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