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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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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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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WORLD’S TALLEST AMBEDKAR STATUE IN HYDERABAD TO COMMEMORATE HIS 125TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Hyderabad: The Telangana chief minister, K. Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to commemorate the 125 anniversary of B.R Ambedkar with a 125 feet statue of the stalwart, in Hyderabad. Acclaimed to be world’s tallest Ambedkar statue, KCR has directed his officials to work briskly to have it ready by April 14, 2017, the day that marks the 125th anniversary. The CM constituted a special committee under Kadiam Srihari to identify a suitable location, to be known as Ambedkar Square, for the statue in the city. Year long celebrations are to be…

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Hyderabad: BR Ambedkar’s statue at NTR party zone

Hyderabad: The Party Zone in NTR Gardens adjacent to the Secretariat, which has been a major recreation centre for people in the city for over a decade, will become a thing of the past soon thanks to the decision of the Telangana state government to develop an Ambedkar Square here including a 125-feet statue of Dr B.R. Ambedkar. The NTR Gardens is spread over 39 acres of which four acres were utilised to build the NTR Memorial by the Telugu Desam government in 1999. KCR to do bhoomi puja on…

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