Nation today paid rich tributes to Babasaheb Ambedkar, principal architect of Indian Constitution, on his 125th birth anniversary. President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee led the nation in paying tributes at his statue in Parliament House lawns. Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari, Union Ministers, leaders of political parties and people in large number also paid floral tributes to Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar on the occasion. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot among others were also present during the function.
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paid tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar at Mhow, the birth place of Ambedkar in Madhya Pradesh .