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President to pay tributes to Ambedkar in Mhow tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

will visit in tomorrow to pay tributes to Ambedkar on

Kovind will be the to pay tributes to the of the Constitution at his memorial in Mhow, located at a distance of around 25 kms from the district headquarters, an said.

The will arrive in at 11.20 am and reach at am in a helicopter.

"The president will be in for nearly four hours. He will visit Ambedkar's memorial to pay tributes," (ADM) told

He confirmed that Kovind will be the to visit Ambedkar's memorial on

The president is likely to address the "Samajik Samarasta Sammelan" (social harmony meet), organised every year in Mhow on the occasion of Ambedkar's birth anniversary, Wankhede said.

According to the ADM, Anandiben Patel, and will also be present on the occasion.

Around two lakh followers of Ambedkar are likely to gather at the memorial tomorrow, he said.

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

Ambedkar was born in the Kali Paltan area of Mhow on April 14, 1891. The government had dedicated his memorial to the people on on April 14, 2008.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 22:10 IST