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President Kovind may visit Mhow on Ambedkar Jayanti

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

is likely to visit in to pay homage to Dr B R on on Saturday.

is the birth place of Dr There is a memorial of the Father of the Indian Constitution near the military cantonment area in Mhow, which Kovind is likely to visit.

Talking to PTI, Sanjay Dubey said, "The may visit on Jayanti. During the visit, he is likely to reach "

He, however, said the administration was still waiting for the detailed programme of the president's visit.

Meanwhile, the public relations department said in a statement that if Kovind visits the on his birth anniversary, he would be the to do so.

According to the release, the has organised "Samajik Samrasta Sammelan" (convention for social harmony) at Mhow on

It is almost certain that Shivraj Singh Chouhan and some union ministers along with followers of Dr Ambedkar would attend this convention.

Narendra Modi had become the of the country to visit the memorial at Mhow on the 125th birth in 2016.

Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891 in the Kali Paltan area of Mhow. The had inaugurated the memorial built at his birthplace on April 14, 2008 on his 117th birth anniversary.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 16:41 IST