Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid rich floral tributes to B R Ambedkar at his birthplace in Kalipaltan area of Mhow cantonment town on his 125th birth anniversary.
Ambedkar was born in Mhow cantonment town of Madhya Pradesh on April 14, 1891. The state government has built a grand memorial at his birth place.
“Modi is the first Prime Minister of the country to pay a visit to Ambedkar’s birth place, Mhow,” Ambedkar Social Science University, Mhow, Vice Chancellor R S Kureel claimed while talking told.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other dignitaries on the occasion.
Modi took a look at the grand memorial and spent over 15 minutes there