Jasrotia pays floral tributes to Dr Ambedkar on his birth anniversary

Inaugurates Hand Pump at village Chak Draw Khan

4/14/2017

KATHUA: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar popularly known as Babasaheb used education as a tool to rise above the ordinary and become one of the great leaders of modern India, an effective fighter against the discrimination present in a caste-ridden society, and one of the chief architects of the Indian Constitution. This was stated by MLA Kathua Rajiv Jasrotia while paying floral tributes to Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his birth anniversary at village Jakhbar today. On this occasion MLA also inaugurated Hand Pump at village Chak Draw Khan also. Speaking on the occasion, MLA said that as jurist, economist, politician and social reformer, his life is an example to all of us.Ambedkar was a bright student and did not let anything come in the way of his determination to be educated.In a society that shamefully denied Dalits or 'untouchables' an education, he became the first Dalit to finish college.He did not allow this discrimination to come in the way of his determination to get an education and become a leading figure in the history of this country.In 1990, he was posthumously awarded the country's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, MLA added.
Adding further, MLA said that Ambedkar used his education to spearhead the cause of equality, fraternity and liberty.He believed that society will progress only when women are empowered and thus upheld women's right to higher education and employment.He wrote several books and columns highlighting the fundamental and human rights of all people.Dr Ambedkar was a multi-faceted personality. He was a great nationalist, social reformer, political thinker, revolutionary and prolific writer with prodigious ideas. His mission in life was to reconstruct society along the modern democratic ideas of liberty, equality and fraternity. Throughout his life Dr. Ambedkar has contributed immensely for the emancipation and empowerment of women. Liberation of women from the clutches of religion, caste, class and patriarchal society was Dr Ambedkar's mission. Not only did he strongly advocate for women's education and he also raised the issue of family planning by placing a proposal in the assembly, MLA remarked. Indian women irrespective of caste class and religion should try to understand the teachings of Dr Ambedkar. Unless the women know their constitutional rights and duties, protection and safeguards they cannot be empowered. Knowing the fundamentals of Constitution and practicing them in life will be a tribute to Dr Ambedkar,"MLA added.Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an Aadhaar-based mobile app platform for traders along with two incentive schemes on April 14, to push Indians towards a "less-cash" economy and curb black money generation. Developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the Aadhaar-linked Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) mobile app is based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI).