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Thousands pay tributes to B R Ambedkar on death anniversary

Mahaparinirvan Diwas

Mahaparinirvan Diwas

Thousands of people paid tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar on his 62nd death anniversary Thursday.

There was heavy rush of followers since morning on roads leading to the Chaityabhoomi, the place of the Dalit icon's cremation, in central Mumbai.

People had been gathering in the city since the last three days to pay their respects to Ambedkar on the 'Mahaparinirvan Diwas'.

Volunteers of the Samata Sainik Dal, an organisation founded by Ambedkar, were supervising crowd management


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