Rahul Gandhi to visit Ambedkar's birthplace on June 2

Written by: IANS
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New Delhi, June 1:  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will on Tuesday visit Mhow, the birthplace of B.R. Ambedkar, to inaugurate the year-long celebrations of the leader's 125th birth anniversary by the party.

Gandhi is expected to reach Indore at noon and garland the statue of Ambedkar, regarded as the architect of the Indian Constitution.

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Rahul to visit Ambedkar's birthplace

He will later address a public meeting in the afternoon and interact with Dalit leaders and activists in the evening.

Born at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, Ambedkar (1891-1956) was a jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination against dalits and women.

The Congress will also organise state-level functions to mark Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary.


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