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PM Modi surprises metro commuters, inaugurates Ambedkar Memorial

PM Modi surprises metro commuters, inaugurates Ambedkar Memorial

"PM Modi clicks selfies with metro commuters on his way to 26, Alipur Road, where he will dedicate Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial to the nation" quotes ANI.

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot; Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr Harsh Vardhan; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan; Ministers of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Ramdas Athawale and Shri Vijay Sampla; and Secretary of M/o Social Justice and Empowerrment Smt Latha Krishna Rao were present on the occasion. He congratulated Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and other departments for completing the memorial in time.

"The prime minister later travelled back via metro, by taking a train from the Vidhan Sabha station to Lok Kalyan Marg station (earlier called Race Course station)", he said. BR Ambedkar National Memorial at Alipur Road in the national capital, the PM said the previous UPA government had failed to do much for the man who wrote our Constitution.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress and accused it of closing the files related to Babasaheb Ambedkar and removing any mention of the latter and his work from the country's history.

He said that the idea of new India is India that Babasaheb aspired and worked for.

PM Narendra Modi seen here with a passenger taking a selfie at a Delhi metro station
PM Narendra Modi seen here with a passenger taking a selfie at a Delhi metro station

Ambedkar's birth anniversary will be observed on April 14 (Saturday).

26, Alipur Road is the place where Ambedkar lived during his last days before he died in 1956.

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

The memorial created to look like the Constitution has been built at a cost of Rs 100 crore and is spread over almost 2 acres. "Our daughters will get justice", he said at an event to inaugurate the B R Ambedkar memorial here. A meditation hall has also been created at the memorial. The building standS in plot area of 7374 sq meter and a total built up area of 6758 sq meter.

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