• Nation pays homage to Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 56th death anniversary

  • The day is also observed as Mahaparinirwan Diwas and Buddhist monks recite from the sutras and render religious songs on the occasion.

  • Dr Ambedkar is known as the designer and formulator of the Indian Constitution. He was appointed the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee on 29 August 1947.