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First President Ram Baran Yadav remembers BR Ambedkar’s contribution to social justice, inclusion

Ram Baran Yadav also remembered BR Ambedkar’s remarkable leadership and vision in drafting the Constitution of India

First President Ram Baran Yadav Nepal:

Kathmandu: Nepal’s first President Ram Baran Yadav on Tuesday recalled the contribution of Dr BR Ambedkar towards social justice and inclusion ahead of his 131st birth anniversary on 14 April.

Yadav also remembered BR Ambedkar’s remarkable leadership and vision in drafting the Constitution of India, read a statement by the Government of Nepal.

Meanwhile, former speaker, Dr Dhungana highlighted the relevance of BR Ambedkar’s message of Constitutionalism and Rule of Law in contemporary times all across South Asia including Nepal.

The 131st Ambedkar Jayanti was celebrated today by BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation, Kathmandu Secretariat in collaboration with Kathmandu University. April 14, marks the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar.

The event was inaugurated by the first President of Nepal, Dr Ram Baran Yadav in presence of the former speaker Daman Nath Dhungana, Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University, Prof Dr Bhola Thapa, former Ambassador of Nepal to India, Prof Lokraj Baral, Naveen Kumar, Secretary (BPKF) among others, added the release.

Scholars like Dr Yam Bhahadur Kisan, Kamala Hemchuri and Hari Sharma spoke at the event. The Kathmandu University-Nepal Center for Contemporary Studies (KU-NCCS) was also launched today during the event.

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