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President pays tributes to Ambedkar at his birthplace

Press Trust of India  |  Mhow (MP) 

paid tributes to chief Constitution-maker B R here today on the occasion of

He paid tributes to the Dalit icon at his birthplace in the Kalipaltan area, where the government has built a grand memorial.

Kovind is the first to visit the legendary social reformer's birthplace in the Mhow cantonment town, which has been rechristened as Nagar in the memory of the leader.

A large number of followers visited Mhow to pay their respects to independent India's

Earlier, on his arrival at Indore, Kovind was welcomed at the by and

The later left for Mhow, about 30km from Indore, by a helicopter.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 15:20 IST