Thursday, April 15, 2010

[ZESTCaste] Congmen recall contribution of Ambedkar

Congmen recall contribution of Ambedkar

TNN, Apr 14, 2010, 11.00pm IST

ALLAHABAD: To commemorate the birth anniversary of architect of the
Indian constitution, Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, Congressmen took out
a padayatra from Kaurihar block on Wednesday. They held the party
flags along with the photographs of Nehru and Ambedkar as they marched
amid beating up of drums.

Addressing the gathering, Congress leader and corporator Mukund Tiwari
said Ambedkar was a great personality who worked tirelessly for the
social economic and political uplift of Dalits and other weaker
sections of society. His contribution is worth emulating and Congress
workers follow his ideals while working for the welfare of Dalits and
others, he added.

On the occasion, a free medical camp was organised at Fatehpur Bichua
under the aegis of district Congress committee where free medical
check up of slum dwellers was done by a team of doctors. The doctors
also told the slum dwellers about various preventive measures to ward
off diseases.

Ambedkar Jayanti was also observed under the aegis of National
Students Union of India (NSUI) where its state general secretary
Shariq Umar recalled the contribution of Ambedkar and added that the
great leader would be remembered in history for framing the
Constitution of free India.

Meanwhile, activists of Rajiv Gandhi Youth Brigade observed the
Ambedkar Jayanti by garlanding his statue. They announced that a
campaign would be started to re-name Amethi as Rajiv Gandhi nagar.

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