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Mamata pays tribute to Ambedkar on his death anniversary

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Mamata Banerjee Thursday paid tribute to Dr B R Ambedkar on and hailed his contribution in framing the countrys Constitution.

She said that his contributions in framing the Constitution will be remembered by future generations.

"Respectful tribute to Dr Ambedkar on his death anniversary. His contribution in framing Indias Constitution will forever be remembered by the generations to come," Banerjee tweeted.

Ambedkar was not only a jurist, an but also a and a social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits, women and labourers.

Ambedkar passed away on this day in 1956. The day is observed as Mahaparinirvan Diwas.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 11:10 IST