New Delhi: On the occasion of the 126th birth Anniversary of Dr B.R. Ambedkar Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave his greetings to the people of India.
“Ambedkar Jayanti ke pawan awsar par pujya baba saheb ko naman (Tributes to venerable Babasaheb Ambedkar on Ambedkar Jayanti),” Modi tweeted.
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer. He had inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination against “untouchables”.
To commemorate the memory of the reformer and his contributions, Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti is celebrated every year on April 14.