Monday, March 22, 2010

[ZESTCaste] Govt plans photographic tribute to Ambedkar

Govt plans photographic tribute to Ambedkar

Express News Service Posted online: Sunday , Mar 21, 2010 at 0154 hrs
Mumbai : The Maharashtra government has decided to release a book of
photographs showing the life of B R Ambedkar, on his birth anniversary
on April 14. The government has already published 21 volumes of his
writings and speeches and the 22nd volume would be his
NCP member (and state chief) Madhukar Pichad on Saturday, through a
Calling Attention motion in the Assembly, said the publication of
further volumes of Ambedkar's writings had been delayed as the
government had failed to address problems of the committee constituted
for publishing Ambedkar's unpublished literature.

MoS for Higher and Technical Education Varsha Gaikwad said the
'photo-biography' would be published and nine volumes reprinted, while
Higher and Technical Education Minister Rajesh Tope said problems
faced by the publishing panel headed by Datta Bhagat would be solved
within eight days.

Pimpri-Chinchwad land acquisition disputes, CM to intervene
A meeting would be convened to discuss disputes over land acquired and
leased by Pimpri-Chinchwad New Town Development Authority. Replying to
a Calling Attention motion by Independent MLA Vilas Lande from Bhosari
(Pune) CM Ashok Chavan admitted there were some illegal transactions
and also demands from some residents to convert from leasehold to
freehold. He said he would discuss the matter.


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