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Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh paying floral tributes to Bharat Ratan Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar at Ambedkar Chowk Shimla on April 14, 2015
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh paying floral tributes to Bharat Ratan Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar at Ambedkar Chowk Shimla on April 14, 2015

Shimla, April 14, 2015 (News Team): Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today paid floral tributes to Bharat Ratan Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution, on his 124th birth anniversary at Ambedkar Chowk Shimla today.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister said that Baba Saheb was known as father of the Indian Constitution and his contribution in framing the same cannot be forgotten. Dr. Ambedkar was no less than an archangel for poor and downtrodden and he always fought for equal rights for both men and women, particularly for the ‘Dalits’. He said that Baba Saheb was the most recognized leader of his time and his contribution towards the Nation was well commended.

The others who followed the Chief Minister in paying floral tributes were Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes, MLA Suresh Bhardwaj, Mayor Sanjay Chauhan,  Ex-MLA and Vice-Chairman, Water Management Board Harbhajan Singh Bhajji,  Congress President (Shimla Urban) Pradeep Kumar, former Mayors Sohan Lal and Jaini Prem, councillors of Municipal Corporation Shimla, Deputy Commissioner Dinesh Malhotra, Director Information and Public Relations Dr. M.P.Sood and other people of the town along-with school children.

Devotional and patriotic songs were also presented on the occasion by the artists of Information and Public Relations department.

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