Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted nation on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti. Modi took to the micro blogging website twitter and said, “Greetings on Ambedkar Jayanti. Pujya Babasaheb gave hope to lakhs of people belonging to the poorest and marginalised sections of society. We remain indebted to him for his efforts towards the making of our Constitution.”
He also shared a video of himself talking about the leader on multiple occasions. Saturday, April 14, marks the 127th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar. He was a social reformer, economist and jurist who encouraged the Dalit Buddhist Movement. His work towards the upliftment of Dalits and untouchables has inspired generations. Fondly remembered as ‘Babasaheb’, he is also known as the Architect of the Indian Constitution.