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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‘अंबेडकर जयंती’ को ‘विश्व समानता दिवस’ बनाने की मांग

संयुक्त राष्ट्र। बाबा साहेब के व्यापक विकास लक्ष्यों को देखते हुए संयुक्त राष्ट्र इस वर्ष बी आर अंबेडकर की 125वीं जयंती मना रहा है, और इस अवसर पर संरा से इस दिन को अंतरराष्ट्रीय समानता दिवस घोषित करने की मांग की गयी है। पंजाब असेंबली स्पीकर चरनजीत सिंह अटवाल ने अंबेडकर जयंती के अवसर पर कहा, ‘मेरा मानना है समानता के लिए बाबा साहेब का जीवनपर्यंत संघर्ष केवल भारत के लोगों के लिए नहीं बल्कि पूरी दुनिया के लिए था।‘ इसलिए उनके लिए सच्चा सम्मान व श्रद्धांजलि यही होगा कि…

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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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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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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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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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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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