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Prez, PM pay tributes to Ambedkar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President and Prime Minister Modi today paid tributes to the architect of the Constitution, B R Ambedkar, on his death anniversary.

The leaders paid floral tributes to Ambedkar, hailed for his contribution towards uplift of Dalits, at House Lawns here.

Union Ministers and Thawar Chand Gehlot and senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge also paid respects to Ambedkar there.

Ambedkar passed away on this day in 1956 at the age of 65.

"I bow to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his Mahaparinirvan Diwas," the prime minister said on Twitter.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 12:05 IST