Chandigarh: On the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar,the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal gave approval to establish Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Center for Constitutional Studies at Punjabi University, Patiala on the pattern of such Centre already established in Nagpur University, Maharashtra.
The decision was taken by Badal while presiding over a meeting of 125th Dr. BR Ambedkar Janam Shatabdai Utsav Committee to reviews the celebrations here at Punjab Bhawan on Monday evening.
During discussion,Chief minister asked the Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala to study the model of this Centre at Nagpur University so that such Centre could be established at Punjabi University, Patiala to maintain the life, philosophy and works of Dr. Ambedkar.
The Principal Secretary Cultural Affairs & Tourism informed CM that on August 5, Patiala had organized a seminar on on the role of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in women empowerment.Even five more seminars would be organized on different subjects viz. Chandigarh on August 30, Media and Dr. Ambedkar at Lovely Professional University,Parliamentary Democracy- Views of Babasaheb at Punjab University, Jalandhar on September 7, Babasaheb and Constitution of India at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on September 23, Babasaheb’s Vision of Education at Central University, Bathinda on October 7 and Economic Development- Dr. Ambedkar Vision at Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar on October 21, 2016.
CM Badal also gave confirmation to organize a state level function at Ludhiana on November 26, 2016 to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar. Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha Dr. Charanjit Singh Atwal personally monitor the arrangements.Many eminent scholars, academicians, statesmen and intellectuals likely to attend this mega function.
For more news updates Follow and Like us on Facebook