PM Inaugurates 'Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial'

Kenny Tucker
April 14, 2018

Worth mentioning here The Prime Minister will also launch Health and Wellness Centre under Ayushman Bharat scheme in Jangala village of Bijapur district on Ambedkar Jayanti.

Stunning all metro commuters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took a surprise ride in the Delhi Metro coach to reach the venue of an event in north Delhi's Alipore area.

Speaking at the inauguration of Ambedkar National Memorial here, Modi charged the Congress with limiting the nation's history to one family and keeping out all those who refused to bow down to them. Mr Rai said the prime minister became silent whenever the country faced trouble.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today inaugurate the Dr Ambedkar National Memorial in Delhi on the eve of Babasaheb Ambedkar's birth anniversary.

Reportedly, the first floor of the memorial houses high quality displays related to Dr Ambedkar's life whereas, the lower level of the two-storied building has an exhibition gallery, which illustrates the days spent by Ambedkar on the premises. The prime minister had been criticised for his silence about the rapes of two minors in Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh.

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"This is the place where Dr. Ambedkar attained Mahaparinirvana on 6th December 1956", the PMO tweeted.

Modi had laid the foundation stone for the memorial on March 21, 2016.

An Ashokan Pillar stands in front of the book-shaped building in the sprawling premises.

Dr Ambedkar Mahaparinirvana Sthal at 26, Alipur Road was dedicated to the nation by former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee in December 2003. Iconic gates, Bodhhi tree, musical fountain and a meditation room are its other features. "Many governments came to power after Independence, but what should have been done much before has happened now, after decades", Modi said.

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