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His Economic Vision Was Unique: PM Modi Pays Tribute to Ambedkar

‘Dr Ambedkar was the architect of water & river navigation policy. He saw it as a means to empower the poor.’

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PM Modi bows down to the statue of Dr Ambedkar. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/<a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi">@narendramodi</a>)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to BR Ambedkar, the chief architect of India’s Constitution, on his 125th birth anniversary, saying “his economic vision was unique”.

He tweeted:

He believed in the power of education. His economic vision was unique, with a strong emphasis on welfare of the farmer as well as the worker. 
Narendra Modi

Born on 14 April 1891 to Bhimabai Sakpal and Ramji in Madhya Pradesh, Ambedkar died on 6 December 1956.

Prime Minister Modi will participate in a function to be held in Madhya Pradesh’s Mhow city in connection with Ambedkar’s 125 birth anniversary celebrations and launch the nationwide ‘Gram Uday se Bharat Uday’ campaign later in the day.

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