Nation pays homage to Dr B R Ambedkar on his 63rd Maharparinirvan Diwas

Nation pays homage to Bharat Ratna Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 63rd Mahaparinirvan Diwas on Thursday.

President Ram Nath Kovind will offer floral tribute at the statue of Baba Saheb at Sansad Bhavan Lawns in the Parliament House complex.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries will also offer tribute to the Father of the Indian Constitution Dr Ambedkar.

A function has been organised by the Ambedkar Foundation, an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, to mark the occasion.

In Mumbai, a two-day exhibition of paintings based on the theme of secularism was inaugurated at Chaitya Bhoomi yesterday.

Thousands of followers of Dr Ambedkar from various parts of the country visit Chaitya Bhoomi in central Mumbai on his death anniversary every year.

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