Guwahati, Friday, December 7, 2018
Today's EditionMain Weather Backissues Epaper Dainik Asam Videos Contact Us
Governor pays death anniv homage to Dr BR Ambedkar
Staff Reporter

Governor Jagdish Mukhi speaking on the occasion of the death anniversary of Dr Ambedkar.
 GUWAHATI, Dec 6 - Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi today paid homage to Bharat Ratna Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on the occasion of his death anniversary.

In a shraddhanjali programme held at the Raj Bhavan here, Prof Mukhi paid glowing tributes to Dr Ambedkar, saying that he was the architect of modern India. He said throughout his life Dr Ambedkar worked for an equal society where there would be no discrimination and everybody irrespective of class or caste would be given same treatment.

The Governor said that on the day of Dr Ambedkar’s death anniversary, everybody should work to realise his dream of a classless society. The man who was the chairman of the Constituent Assembly to frame the Constitution deserves a lot from the country, Prof Mukhi added.

Born on April 14, 1891, Bhim Rao Ramji Ambedkar was a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer. He was also the first law minister of independent India. He died on December 6, 1956.

On the occasion all the officers and staff of Raj Bhavan paid floral tributes to Dr Ambedkar.

Meanwhile, the officers and staff of NF Railway Construction Organisation today observed the 62nd death anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar in the HQ premises.

NK Prasad, General Manager, NF Railway (Construction) led the homage-paying ceremony by lighting a lamp and offering floral tributes. Other officers and staff were also present on the occasion.

City »
State »
Other Headlines »
Sports »