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Functions today on Ambedkar anniv

VARIOUS FUNCTIONS will be held by several organisations in the City to mark Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti in the City and Mhow, his birthplace, tomorrow.

india Updated: Apr 14, 2006 13:46 IST

VARIOUS FUNCTIONS will be held by several organisations in the City to mark Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti in the City and Mhow, his birthplace, tomorrow.

THE BUDDHIST SOCIETY OF INDIA: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be chief guest at a programme to be organised by The Buddhist Society of India district branch to mark birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar at Bungalow 180, Talwar Sahab ground in front of Swarna temple, Dr Ambedkar Nagar (Mhow).

Buddhist monk and chief of Sandhanusasak Akhil Bharatiya Bhikkhu Mahasangh Sadanand Mahasthaveer would inaugurate the programme. State BJP president Satyanarayan Jatiya, grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar Ashok Ambedkar and PWD Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, Indore BJP president Ramesh Mendola and many other prominent personalities would be present on the occasion.

Society national president Chandrabaudhi Patel would preside over the programme and State secretary Gautam Patil would conduct the programme.

REPUBLICAN MAHILA MORCHA: Republican Party of India Mahila Morcha, Indore branch, would organise a programme to pay homage to Dr Ambedkar at Geeta Bhawan Square at 9 am tomorrow.  Garlands would be offered at the statue of Dr Ambedkar at Geeta Bhawan Square.

Mahila Morcha district president Suman Verma said the day would be celebrated as ‘swabhiman diwas’ in slums and socially backward areas of the City. Free sweets and food would be distributed among needy people. A ‘swabhiman’ rally would also be conducted from Mhow railway station to native place of Dr Ambedkar.

Dr BABA SAHEB AMBEDKAR YUVA SAMITI: MLA Mahendra Hardia and Sajjan Singh Verma have announced donation a sum of Rs 2.51 lakh to erect a five-feet statue of Dr Ambedkar at Geeta Bhawan Square.

BAUDDHA SAMAJ SAMUHIK VIVAH SAMITI, INDORE: A mass prayer and mass marriage programme would be organised by Bauddha community to mark the birth anniversary at 8.30 am tomorrow. Mass prayer would be organised in front of Dr Ambedkar’s statue located at Indira Nagar while Samiti president Lakshman Wagh would garland the statue of Dr Ambedkar at Geeta Bhawan Square at 9.30 am.

A mass marriage programme for community members would also be organised at Kali Paltan, Dr Ambedkar Nagar, at 11 am by Bauddha Samaj Samuhik Vivah Samiti. On the occasion free food packets and water pouches would also be distributed among participants. Lakshman Wagh is programme coordinator.

ALL-INDIA STATE BANK OF INDORE SCHEDULE CASTE/TRIBES/ BACKWARD CLASS EMPLOYEE/ OFFICERS WELFARE CELL: A feast distribution programme and information booklet of loan for economically backward people will be released at a function to be organised by the Welfare Cell at Dr Ambedkar Nagar at 8.30 am tomorrow.

Indore Bank managing director C Narsimhan would inaugurate the programme. All India Bank Officers Association president Alok Khare and Employee Union’s Suresh Jain would be chief guests.

Indore Bank chief general manager Padmanabhan would preside over the programme. Many other officers of the bank from Dhar, Ujjain, Mhow and Dewas would participate in the programme.