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Modi pays tribute to Ambedkar

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to Dalit icon Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 61st death anniversary.

"I bow to Babasaheb Ambedkar on his Mahaparinirvan Diwas," he tweeted.

Ambedkar, the architect of Indian constitution, died on December 6, 1956 in Delhi.

Thousands of followers from across the country gather at his memorial Chaityabhoomi in Mumbai on December 6 every year to pay obeisance to the Dalit leader.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 12:50 IST
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