Ambedkar's day: Rich tributes paid to author of Constitution

State committed for welfare of Dalits: Jogu Ramanna.

ADILABAD: Minister for forest and environment Jogu Ramanna on Friday said the state government was committed to the welfare and development of the Dalits in the state and reeled out many welfare scheme being implemented for the latter. He stressed on education among the Dalits and appealed to avail facilities like residential schools and Ambedkar Overseas Education Scheme.
He was addressing at the 126th birth anniversary of the B.R. Ambedkar here in Adilabad after paying rich tributes to the Ambedkar’s statue. Minister said state government is focusing on education of Dalits and providing employment opportunities.

Minister promised to sanction 2BHK and 3-acre land to all the eligible Dalits and said funds for the construction of Buddha Vihars and declare holiday on Budha Jayanti by bringing it to the notice of the Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. Collector Buddha Prakash Jyoti called the Dalits who were educated and financially strong to work for the uplift of their brothers who were lagging behind in the community and it was their moral responsibility instead becoming selfish after their elevation in the society. Others were present.

Additional SP Panasa Reddy all praised the B.R Ambedkar for his contributions in various fields and having universal thought and gave an alternative social agenda for the downtrodden of the society in the country. He said Ambekdar also gave religious freedom through Constitution and brought in legislations for welfare state. Zilla Parishad Chairperson Shobarani, Joint collector Krishna Reddy and Municipal chairperson Manisha and others also spoke. Minister gave away land pattas to the beneficiaries under Dalit Basti.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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