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PARLIAMENTARIANS PAY TRIBUTES TO DR. B. R. AMBEDKAR

New Delhi, 14 April 2017: Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan; Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot; Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth affairs & Sports, and Water resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Vijay Goel; Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Shri S.S. Ahluwalia; and former Deputy Prime Minister & Chairperson, Ethics Committee (Lok Sabha) Shri L.K. Advani paid floral tributes at the portrait of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his Birth Anniversary today. Among the dignitaries who attended the function were several Members and former Members of Parliament. The Secretaries-General of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Shri Anoop Mishra and Shri Shumsher K. Sheriff, respectively, and senior officers of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats also paid floral tributes. A booklet containing the profile of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, brought out by the Lok Sabha Secretariat in Hindi and English, was presented to the dignitaries. The portrait of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar was unveiled in the Central Hall of Parliament House by the then Prime Minister, Shri Vishwanath Pratap Singh, on 12 April 1990.





 

 

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