PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar on 'Mahaparinirwan Diwas'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to Bharat Ratna Babasahib Dr BR Ambedkar on 'Mahaparinirwan Diwas'.

By Sushmita Dutta | Last Updated: Dec 07, 2014, 08:13 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to BR Ambedkar on 'Mahaparinirwan Diwas'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to Bharat Ratna Babasahib Dr BR Ambedkar on his 'Mahaparinirwan Diwas'. PM Modi took to Twitter to pay his homage to BR Ambedkar and wrote that his contribution to the Nation is 'eternal & invaluable'.

In another tweet PM called BR Ambedkar as a man who was 'ahead of his time'.

Dr BR Ambedkar passed away on the 6th December 1956. He is fondly known as the 'messiah' of the marginalized people and also the 'Father of the Indian Constitution'.

He was a jurist, economist, politician and a social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits, women and labourers. In 1990, Ambedkar was posthumously conferred the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of India.