DIPHU, April 15 – The 121st birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was celebrated with a daylong programme by the people of entire Kheroni area under the Hamren subdivision in west Karbi Anglong on Saturday.
Before starting the open meeting, the flag of Harijan League was hoisted by Premchand Ram, president, Harijan League, Karbi Anglong district unit. Keeping in connection with the 121st birth anniversary celebration of Dr BR Ambedkar, a new building constructed under MLAD fund in the name of Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar was inaugurated by the Parliamentary Secretary, Dr Mansing Rongpi.
On the occasion, a open meeting was organized under the aegis of Karbi Anglong district Harijan League at Kheroni Chariali where large number people participated.
In the open meeting presided by Premchand Ram, Bikash Ranjan Dey, adviser Harijan League while highlighting the past life of Dr Ambedkar, said: “Although thought of untouchable is assuaging or abolishing from the society but still round the clock development of this caste is moving at a snail’s pace.”
Meanwhile, Dey pleaded to all sections of the people to impersonate the noble ideals of Dr Ambedkar and to eschew the untouchable thought from society. While attending the function as a chief guest, Dr Mansing Rongpi, parliamentary secretary of Assam Government lauded the people gathered and assured help for the needy class of people.
It may be mentioned here that Rongpi sanctioned Rs 5 lakhs from his MLAD fund for the construction of Dr BR Ambedkar Bhawan. During the meeting Jonmijay Das, president, State Harijan League, Binod Baja, president, Ambedkar Harijan League, Dr Joydhan Timung and Punya Das, a social worker, delivered speeches on Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar.