Guwahati: Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi, paid homage to Bharat Ratna Bhim Rao Ambedkar on the occasion of his death anniversary. Born on 14 April 1891, Bhim Rao Ramji Ambedkar died on 6 December 1956. He was a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer. He was also the first law minister of Independent India.
In a shraddhanjali programme held at Raj Bhavan here today, Mukhi paid glowing tributes to Bhim Rao Ambedkar. Paying his reverence, Mukhi said that the Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar was the architect of modern India. Throughout his life, B.R. Ambedkar worked for an equal society where there would be no discrimination and everybody irrespective of class or caste would be meted out the same treatment. “On the day of his death anniversary, everybody should work to realize Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s dream of classless society. Therefore, the man who was the chairman of Constituent Assembly to frame the Constitution deserves a lot from the country”, the Governor added.
On the occasion, all the officers and staff of Raj Bhavan paid their floral tributes to the portrait of Ambedkar.