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Road in east Delhi named after Ambedkar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A stretch of road in east Delhi's has been named after icon Dr Bhimaro Ambedkar, a plaque for which was unveiled today, officials said.

of BJP-led EDMC, Vipin Bihari Singh has named the street after Ambedkar and East unveiled it, the civic body said in a statement.

A national memorial to Ambedkar was also inaugurated by at 26, Alipur Road here, on the eve of

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb, was a jurist, economist, and social reformer who inspired the movement and campaigned against social discrimination against untouchables, while also supporting the rights of women and labour.

He was born on 14, April 1891 in Mhow in then Central Provinces of British He died on December 6, 1956 at the 26, Alipur Road house in

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 21:30 IST