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PM to inaugurate Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial at Alipur Road in Delhi tomorrow

Posted On: 12 APR 2018 6:25PM by PIB Delhi

On the eve of the birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial at 26, Alipur Road in Delhi on April 13th.

This is the place where Dr. Ambedkar attained Mahaparinirvana on 6th December 1956.

Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvana Sthal at 26, Alipur Road, was dedicated to the Nation by Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the then Prime Minister of India, in December 2003.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of the memorial on March 21, 2016.

The memorial of Babasaheb Ambedkar, the creator of the Constitution of India has been given the shape of a book.

The museum at the memorial intends to create an immersive experience into the life of Dr. Ambedkar, and his contribution to India, through extensive use of static media, dynamic media, audio-visual content, and multimedia technologies.

A meditation hall has also been created. Toran Dwars, a Bodhi Tree, a musical fountain, and facade lighting are other important elements of the memorial.

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