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Floral tributes paid to B.R. Ambedkar in AP

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Published on: April 14, 2022 | Updated on: April 14, 2022

Jagan described Ambedkar as 'beacon of hope' for persecuted people

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy paying tributes to the Portrait of Dr. BR Ambedkar at the camp office on Thursday, Ministers A Suresh, Meruga Nagarjuna, P Viswarup, Government Social Justice Adviser Jupudi Prabhakar are also seen. (Photo: DC)

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy paying tributes to the Portrait of Dr. BR Ambedkar at the camp office on Thursday, Ministers A Suresh, Meruga Nagarjuna, P Viswarup, Government Social Justice Adviser Jupudi Prabhakar are also seen. (Photo: DC)

VIJAYAWADA: Rich tributes have been paid to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 131st birth anniversary in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday with Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy presenting floral respects to the Architect of Constitution and Bharat Ratna.

In a tweet, the CM described Ambedkar as "beacon of hope" for persecuted people. "On the occasion of his birth anniversary, a solid tribute is (being) paid to that great man, who has been continuously leading Indian society for over 100 years," the Chief Minister underlined.

Ministers Adimulapu Suresh, Pinipe Viswaroop and Merugu Nagarjuna, government advisor Jupudi Prabhakar, Bapatla MP Nandigam Suresh and MLC Talasila Raghuram also paid their respects on the occasion. The ministers visited the construction site of Ambedkar Smriti Vanam in Vijayawada city and inspected the progress of works.

Later, YSR Congress Party celebrated the birth anniversary of Ambedkar at the party’s central office in Tadepalli. Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Budi Mutyala Naidu underlined that CM Jagan, in true spirit of Ambedkar, is working for welfare of women, minorities and socially underprivileged.

Ministers Jogi Ramesh and Ch. Venugopala Krishna, and MLCs Dokka Manikya Varaprasad, Lella Appireddy, Umareddy Venkateswarlu and Pothula Suneetha were present at the event.

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