Indian Consulate in New York celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti

Ambedkar Jayanti, also known as Bhim Jayanti, is an annual event commemorating the legacy of Bhimrao Ramji (B. R). Ambedkar, an Indian polymath and civil rights campaigner, whose birth anniversary is celebrated every year on April 14.

Indian Consulate in New York celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti
131st birth anniversary of B. R Ambedkar celebrated at Indian Consulate in New York. Picture Credits : Twitter/@DrSJaishankar

The Indian Consulate in New York marked Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar's 131st birthday, on April 14, 2022. The gathering was also attended by India's External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar, who was in the United States to attend the 2+2 dialogue.

Jaishankar, while speaking at the ceremony, emphasized Ambedkar's thoughts that are even more important today, as India commemorates its 75th year of freedom. He also mentioned how Ambedkar’s ideas of liberties were the best method to further his vision and objectives.