Waltair Division of East Coast Railway paid tributes to the architect of the Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna Dr B R Ambedkar on his 130th Birth anniversary. Divisional Railway Manager Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava paid floral tributes to the father of the Indian Constitution at the DRM office. ADRM ( infra) Shri Akshay Saxena and other branch officers also paid tributes.
Born on April 14, 1891, Babasaheb Ambedkar was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits) and supported the rights of women and workers. He died on December 6, 1956. He is also known for being the architect of the Indian constitution.
Dr Ambedkar is remembered for his triumphant struggle against age-old social discrimination against Dalits, women and labour classes. In 1990, Ambedkar was conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award. Floral tributes were paid to Dr BR Ambedkar at sub-divisional offices and stations of the Waltair Division.