Dr. B R Ambedkar’s statue unveiled by Education Minister at USTM
Statue of Dr. B R Ambedkar unveiled at the campus of the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya on 20 September 2021 by Shri Lahkmen Rymbui, Education Minister of Meghalaya
Baridua, 9th Mile, Meghalaya, 21st September 2021: A 10-feet-tall statue of Dr. B R Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, was unveiled at the campus of the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya yesterday by Shri Lahkmen Rymbui, Education Minister of Meghalaya in the presence of Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of USTM, Prof G.D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of USTM, Dr. P. R. Swarup, Director General, Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) and other dignitaries as well as the teacher and student community of the university.
Unveiling Dr Ambedkar’s statue in front of the University School of Law and Research at USTM, Shri Rymbui said, “This statue will remind us of the unity in diversity in India”. He said that Dr Ambedkar has taught us the values of equality, inclusion which he enshrined in the Constitution of India.
Addressing on the occasion Chancellor of USTM M. Hoque said that Dr. Ambedkar gave justice to all weaker sections by providing affirmative action in the Constitution and showed us the path towards equality.
The statue of Dr Ambedkar was unveiled at USTM as a mark of tribute to the visionary leader, eminent jurist, scholar, economist and social reformer. The Education Minister along with other dignitaries paid floral tributes to the newly unveiled statue of Dr Ambedkar.