Leh: Today, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis unveiled a statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar in Leh, Jammu and Kashmir. CM Fadnavis tweeted that “Feeling proud & blessed!.
Chief Minister of Maharashtra Fadnavis said on the occasion that Dr BR Ambedkar has taught all of us the values of equality, inclusion which he enshrined in the Constitution of India.
He gave justice to all weaker sections by providing affirmative action in the Constitution and showed us the path towards equality.
CM of Maharashtra Fadnavis also thanked the people of Leh and others for their help in installing the statue.
Ambedkar was a great social reformer and jurist. Ambedkar was also one of the world’s greatest Buddhist leaders.
Fadnavis noted, and added that he was proud that he belonged to Nagpur city of Maharashtra where Ambedkar converted to Buddhism at a mass ceremony.