Punjab

DC describes Dr. Ambedkar as a great scholar, jurist, economist, social reformer and a statesman

Punjab Tribune Bureau | December 06, 2018 07:42 PM

Says this great national hero was highly revered by entire humanity for his far sightedness and humanitarian approach

Pays floral tribute to baba sahib on his maha Pri-Nirvan Diwas

 JALANDHAR: Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma today described Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar as a great scholar, jurist, economist, social reformer and a statesman, who was highly revered by entire humanity for his far sightedness and humanitarian approach.

Addressing the gathering during a function to mark the maha pri-nirvan diwas of the chief architect of the Indian Constitution here at the School for Meritorious Children, the Deputy Commissioner, after paying floral tributes to Dr. Ambedkar. said that the life and philosophy this great national hero would ever inspire the people to render selfless service to the nation and its people. He said that Dr. Ambedkar was not a leader of any particular sect or strata of the society rather he belonged to the entire humanity. Sharma said that Baba Saheb was a farsighted leader who worked tirelessly for well being of the weaker sections of society adding that above all he was a true votary of empowerment of women.

 

The Deputy Commissioner said that Dr. Ambedkar was one of the most towering personalities in the entire world adding that the students should follow his footsteps for carving out an egalitarian and harmonious society. Sharma said that this great messiah of weaker sections was one of the most learned personalities in the world and had around 50,000 books in his personal library. He said that though Dr. Ambedkar hailed from a humble family but his outstanding contribution has brought him in the league of global leaders.

 

The Deputy Commissioner further said that Indian Constitution was the result Dr. Ambedkar’s hard work, dedication and far sightedness. Sharma said that besides framing the constitution, Dr Ambedkar also laid the foundation of Reserve Bank of India. He called upon the students to make dedicated efforts for carving out an egalitarian society for securing justice and equality for all the sections of society rising above the petty considerations of caste, colour and creed.

Earlier, Additional Deputy Commissioner Jasbir Singh also recalled the remarkable contribution of Dr. Ambedkar in framing the constitution of free India.

On the occasion, District Guidance Counselor Surjit Lal, District Development and Panchayat Officer Ajay Kumar, Director RUDSET Jagdish Kumar, Ashok Sahota, District Ayurveda Officer (Retd.) Dr. Surinder Kalyan, Jagan Nath and others.  

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