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Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Jayanti at India House

High Commission of India, London

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Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Jayanti at India House

A function to commemorate the 122nd birth anniversary of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar was held in the Ambedkar hall in India House, HCI, London on April 14, 2013

The function was attended by a large gathering. Prominent participants included the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Deptt. of Energy and Climate Change, Hon’ble Baroness Verma and Hon’ble Mayors of Islington and Redbridge, Speaker of Heckney Council as well as the Young Mayor of Lewisham. Number of Councillors of Indian origin attended the function along with other prominent community leaders. Office bearers and members of Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist organizations(FABO) as well as Shri Ravidas Sabha, and other Buddhist organizations were also present. The event was covered by both print and electronic media.

The proceedings began with garlanding of the bust of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar by the High Commissioner. Prominent guests also paid floral tribute to Baba Saheb.At the outset warm welcome was extended to the distinguished guests which was followed by speeches. Addressing the gathering, the High Commissioner and the Baroness Verma spoke of the contribution of Dr. Ambedkar as a jurist and an ecomomist.

The other prominent speakers on this occasion were President of FABO Mr.R.M.Suman, Mr. Yogaraj Ahir, President of Sh.Guru Ravidas Sabha, Southall, Mr. Satpal Muman, General Secy. Dr. Ambedkar International Mission and Gira Chakravarti of FABO.

London
April 25 2013

Apr 25, 2013
 
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