The President Shri Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in paying homage to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 62nd Mahaparinirvan Diwas. The Vice President, Shri M. Venkiah Naidu, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan also offered tributes to the Father of the Indian Constitution, Dr. Ambedkar.
The function was organised by the Ambedkar Foundation, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.