STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: BJP Jammu & Kashmir celebrated Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti as Samrasta Diwas wherein its leaders organized and participated in various Sewa programmes.
The programmes were organized at booth level by the party leaders and at the prominent places and Chowks across the region.
Ravinder Raina, J&K BJP President also addressed the workers of party’s SC Morcha at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu, while he earlier addressed a massive gathering and garlanded the statue of Baba Saheb at Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Chowk (Panama Chowk), Jammu.
Ravinder Raina paid tributes to the chief architect of the Indian Constitution on the occasion and said that his ideas and ideals have taught way of life to all the sections of society.
He said that the Nation will always be indebted for his contributions. Conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, Baba Saheb will continue to be a role model for the millions for centuries to come. He said that it was a pity that a person with such a strong persona was not given due recognition by earlier Congress led governments and said that BJP has ensured that contributions of Baba Saheb are remembered at the booth level.
Ashok Kaul, J&K BJP General Secretary (Org.) led the programmes on Samrasta Diwas in Kashmir, termed Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar as the iconic social revolutionary of modern times who continued his mission of struggle throughout his life.
Speaking on his life, Raina said that born on April 14, 1891, Baba Saheb was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination towards every oppressed class. He urged all to ensure that their future generations do remember contributions of such great personalities so that the society never loses its track.
Vibodh Gupta, J&K BJP General Secretary (Incharge Samrasata Diwas programmes), provided details on various programmes held. He said that Blood donation camps, Swachta prgrammes were organized in various areas, pledges were taken by prominent BJP cadre along with civil society members for denouncing the use of Single Use Plastics, Langars were organized in Sewa Bastis, sweets and study material was distributed in Sewa Bastis, Candles and Earthen Diyas were lightened in form of Deep Malas at prominent places especially on the statues of Baba Saheb and the BJP workers later spend time in the Sewa Basti in minimum of 10 Sewa Bastis in every District, were organized by the party cadre.