November 28, 2015
Ambedkar Diwas to be celebrated in Bengal on 30 December
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced that Dr BR Ambedkar’s 125 birth anniversary year will be celebrated in every block of the state on December 30.
Mamata Banerjee said she would personally attend the state-level program at Netaji Indoor Stadium here on that day.
“In honour of the great social reformer and architect of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar, we have decided to celebrate Ambedkar Diwas all over the state on December 30 in a befitting manner,” she said.
The government has also decided to institute a chair named after Dr Ambedkar at Calcutta University.