West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, urging the people to uphold the secular fabric of the country, said on Thursday that India is incomplete without all communities, religions, castes, creed and gender.
“Today is 6th December. We observe this day as Sanhati Dibas in #Bangla,” Banerjee tweeted.
She said “Just like a human body is incomplete without all organs, India is incomplete without all communities, religions, castes, creed and gender. Let us pledge to uphold the secular fabric of India.”
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In another program Ms. Banerjee paid tribute to Dr Babasaheb B R Ambedkar on his death anniversary and hailed his contribution in framing the country’s Constitution. She said that his contributions in framing the Constitution will be remembered by future generations.
In a tweet, Ms. Banerjee said “Respectful tribute to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary. His contribution in framing India’s Constitution will forever be remembered by the generations to come.”
Babasaheb Ambedkar was not only a jurist, an economist but also a politician and a social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits, women and labourers.
Babasaheb Ambedkar passed away on this day in 1956. The day is observed as Mahaparinirvan Diwas.