Apart from political leaders, thousands of followers of Ambedkar visited Chaityabhoomi, Dr Ambedkar's memorial at Dadar in central Mumbai, to pay their respects.
"Our salutations to the father of Indian constitution Bharat Ratna, Mahamanav Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his birth anniversary today! It is because of him that every citizen of India can live a dignified life! His teachings and values of humanity will inspire generations to come," Fadnavis tweeted.
In his tribute, NCP leader and former minister Ajit Pawar tweeted, "Ambedkar broke caste barriers and created the Indian constitution for Human rights."
NCP leader Sachin Ahir also visited Chaityabhoomi.
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