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Tributes to Dr B R Ambedkaron his 130thJayanthi

Dalit Sthree Sakthi organised 130thbirth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar on 14th April 2021 in both Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

In Telangana, Jhansi Geddam, National Convener of Dalit Sthree Sakthi, B Bhagya Laxmi,

State Coordinator of Telangana, Youth and State Women Collective leaders garlanded Ambedkar statue at Tank Bund, Hyderabad.

On the occasion, Jhansi Geddam spoke about the need for taking to heart the ideology of Dr B R Ambedkar and called upon everyone to study writings of Ambedkar. She emphasized that Ambedkar is to be emulated by everyone and not just Dalits. One should note that Ambedkar belongs to all and it was Ambedkar who

drafted the constitution of India with democratic values and concepts of liberty, equality and fraternity. These values are to be adored by all and the constitution belongs all Indians.

Baghyalaxmi said that we need to build a nation without caste, class, religion and gender disparities and save our nation from all sorts of evils. Therefore, all the likeminded forces need to come together and fight against the undemocratic forces.


In Andhra Pradesh, M. Hemalatha, State Coordinator along with State Women Collective leaders garlanded Dr B R Ambedkar Statue at Lodge Centre, Guntur.








Andhra Pradesh State Coordinator Hemalatha presided over the function. The State women collective leaders, along with the youth leaders, had earlier laid flowers at the statue and set up a long human chain. Speakers appealed to promote Ambedkar's way of thinking and chanted slogans like Jai Bheem etc. Hemalatha gave a briefing to the media in which she lauded the great work of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in drafting the constitution which is a great boon to this country. It is because of the rights provided in the Constitution that the women are able to fight for their progress.She recollected how Ambedkar had worked all his life for the betterment of the downtrodden and weaker sections.She pointed out that all countries of the world are recognising the greatness of Ambedkar,but unfortunately, in our country his name is being used for political gain.Mary Nirmala,the State women collective leader also spoke and she said that Ambedkar was a man who worked for the betterment of the country beyond caste and religions. He said that Ambedkar's policies were the only way to eliminate inequalities in the present society. She reminded everyone to groom their children with Ambedkar’s way of thinking. The event was attended by women activists Jayashree, Jayamma, Youth Leaders Benjamin, Ashok and Akash among others.



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