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UP to add 'Ramji' as B R Ambedkar's middle name in official business

India's Dalit social reformer, whose full name is Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, is named as only BR Ambedkar in all official records

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paying floral tributes to Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 62nd Mahaparinirvan Diwas in Lucknow. File Photo: PTI

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paying floral tributes to Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 62nd Mahaparinirvan Diwas in Lucknow. Photo: PTI

ANI Lucknow
The Uttar Pradesh Government on Thursday passed an order to officially introduce 'Ramji' as the middle name of Dr BR Ambedkar in all documents and records in the state.
The order was passed on the recommendation of Governor Ram Naik.
India's Dalit social reformer, whose full name is Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, is named as only BR Ambedkar in all official records.

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First Published: Mar 29 2018 | 1:05 PM IST

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