The principal spoke on the occasion and said that Dr Ambedkar has occupied the 1st place by having founded the Constitution.
Ruling BJP and Opposition Congress commemorated birth anniversary ofFounder of Indian Constitution Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar during separate function organised in the state capital town on Saturday.
Modi said "A son of a poor mother, belonging to a very backward community, this partner of yours is if today the prime minister that too is due to Babasaheb Ambedkar". He ensured protection of your rights.It is the duty of the government to take care of your rights.
Alleging that BJP is anti-Dalit, convener of the Manch and Vadgam legislator Jignesh Mevani had given call to prevent BJP members from paying tributes to Ambedkar on his birth anniversary.
PM Modi, who was in Jangala in Chhattisgarh on a day's visit, said Ambedkar has given a Constitution that protects the rights of weaker sections of the society and appealed to people not to join Naxals to achieve their goals. The district has been divided into 22 sectors (12 in urban and 10 in rural areas) and each sector is under a circle officer and a magistrate who have local police and Rapid Action Force ready with them.
In Chhattisgarh, Mr Modi inaugurated several development projects, including a new rail line, Internet services, roads and bridges.
PresidenT Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a function in Mhow (Madhya Pradesh) today (April 14, 2018) on the 127th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Dr BR Ambedkar. The members of the Dalit community, led by Solanki, started raising slogans against them.
In other incidents, there was tension in Phagwara town of Punjab's Kapurthala district after a late night clash between two groups over the installation of a Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar statue.
Dalit leaders also took strong objection to the painting of the upper part of an under construction Ambedkar memorial in Gorakhpur (UP) in saffron colour.