President Kovind inaugurates Ambedkar Street in Jamaica

This is the first visit of an Indian President to Jamaica, which is taking place in the 60th year since the two nations established diplomatic relations. On his arrival, the President was greeted by a guard of honour.

President Kovind inaugurates Ambedkar Street in Jamaica
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President Ram Nath Kovind, who is on his first state visit to Jamaica, inaugurated 'Dr. BR Ambedkar Avenue' in Downtown Kingston, which is named after the architect of the Indian Constitution, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.

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During the inauguration ceremony, the President said, “Icons like Dr. BR Ambedkar and Marcus Garvey (Jamaica’s national hero) cannot be limited to just one nation or community. Their message of equality for all and their appeal to end all forms of discrimination have universal resonance.”