STATE TIMES NEWS
BISHNAH: All J&K Shri Sadguru Kabir Sabha on Monday observed the Mahaparinirvan Diwas (66th Death Anniversary Of Bharat Ratna Dr B.R Ambedkar) of the father of Indian constitution on Monday at Kabir/Budh Vihar Mandir near police station, Bishnah. Due to the COVID-19 advisory & in view the guidelines issued by UT Administration, the gathering was restricted while observing social distancing and other parameters in this regard.
The president of the Sabha F.C Bhagat said that whole of the nation observes December 6 as Mahaparinirvan Divas every year to mark the death anniversary of Dr B.R Ambedkar, who fought for economic and social empowerment of Dalits in the country. Fondly remembered as Babasaheb, he was also among the seven members of the “drafting committee” who prepared a draft of the Constitution of the independent India and is well known for his great influence in India in eradicating the social scourge of untouchability.
The Union government celebrated Mahaparinirvan Divas as part of the major commemoration of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. In line with the original spirit of the famous slogan “Baba Saheb Amar Rahe”, cultural programmes are held at Sansad Bhawan, Dr Ambedkar International Center, Panchteerth sites associated with Babasaheb, and other locations such as Ambavade to pay tribute to Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on the occasion of his 66th death anniversary.