According to Ambedkar, the education system must be built on the synergy between academia, industry and market. He was also against the communists and frequent labour strikes
"April 20 is my birthday. On that day, I will observe a fast from morning to evening on the state's problems and the centre's policy. I will register my protest against the centre on this," Naidu said.
"Son of a poor mother like me hails from a very backward section of the society and could become prime minister due to Babasaheb Ambedkar," Modi said.
After the BJP leaders garlanded the statue and left, members of the Dalit community led by Solanki washed the statue with milk and water in order to 'cleanse' what the BJP had 'polluted'.
At least 484 districts in 33 states and Union Territories of the country will benefit from this scheme
Prime Minister may also launch another scheme called Van Dhan Yojana on April 14, aimed at helping tribals monetise minor forest produce
"The BJP government is playing politics with the name of the Dalit icon," SP leader Anurag Bhadoria said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to dalit icon B R Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan described as "historic" the Centre's decision to hand over 12.5 acre Indu Mill land for a state-of-the-art memorial of Dr B R Ambedkar.
Government today transferred a piece of prime land in Mumbai for a memorial to BR Ambedkar ahead of the crucial vote on FDI in Parliament but BSP Chief Mayawati appeared unimpressed seeking at least 30-40 acres of land for the purpose.
Raj Thackeray-led MNS has complained to police that a bogus account was allegedly created in the name of the party chief's son on social networking site Facebook and "objectionable" comments about B R Ambedkar were posted.