Shivamogga: "Dr. B R Ambedkar was a great constitutional expert who studied all the constitutions of the world before writing the Constitution of India. He framed the Indian Constitution which helps in the development of a society of equality," said Deputy Commissioner K A Dayanand.
K A Dayanand inaugurated the 128th birth anniversary programme of Bharath Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar organised by the District Administartion, Zilla Panchayat, Social Welfare Department, City Corporation and Dr. B R Ambedkar Corporation.
"Ambedkar is an inspiration to the backward communities of India, a voice of self confidence and a powerful energy. He was an unrivalled progressive thinker, social reformer, follower of democracy, author, advocate of social justice and a humanitarian, whose achievements are beyond comparison. The concept of election in the country originated from Ambedkar. Now it is the time of elections and we have to celebrate it like a festival. We have to consider our constitution as God and offer our prayers. The democratic system is based on elections," added DC Dayanand.
Lecturer of Thirthahalli College, Shivaji Rao Ghorpade spoke on the life of Ambedkar.
Commissioner of City Corporation Charulatha Somal, Zilla Panchayat Chief Functional Administrator K Shivarame Gowda, Asstant Deputy Commissioner B R Poornima, District Social Welfare Officer Manjunath and many others were present during the event.
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