The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu has greeted fellow-citizens on the eve of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. 

In a message, the President has said, “I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to all fellow citizens on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of the architect of our Constitution, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.

A symbol of knowledge and prodigy, Dr. Ambedkar worked untiringly, even in adverse circumstances, as an educationist, legal expert, economist, politician and social reformer and spread knowledge for the welfare of the nation. His basic mantra – Educate, Organize & Struggle to bring the deprived community into the mainstream of society, will always remain relevant. His unwavering faith in the rule of law and commitment to social and economic equality are the backbone of our democracy.

On this occasion, let us take a pledge to adopt the ideals and life values of Dr. Ambedkar and keep moving forward for creating an egalitarian and prosperous nation & society.”