PM Modi lays foundation stone for Ambedkar memorial

New Delhi, Mar. 21(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday laid the foundation stone of a state of the art memorial of Doctor B R Ambedkar in New Delhi, which would mainly house his relics and cover all important aspects of his life and work.

An Ambedkar International Centre on Janpath, whose foundation stone of which was laid in May last year, is also being constructed by the government.

The Prime Minister will be delivering the Ambedkar Memorial lecture and inaugurate a web portal featuring the Dalit icon’s complete works in multiple languages.

This is the sixth memorial lecture to be held in memory of the founding father of the Indian constitution and it is also a part of the programmes organised to commemorate his 125th birth anniversary year. (ANI)

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