By Our Correspondent
TALCHER-KANIHA: The 126th Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Jayanti was celebrated at Talcher Kaniha on 23.04.2017.The event was organised by SC and ST Employees Welfare Association,NTPC Kaniha.
Debasis Sarkar Group General Manager, Talcher Kaniha was the Chief Guest and Prof. Gopabandhu ,Dept of Philosophy ,Baripada College was the Chief Speaker of the occasion. The programme was inaugurated with the lighting of lamps and floral tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar by the dignitaries & members of the association. Birupakshya Pradhan,President ,SC& ST association,NTPC Kaniha gave the welcome address.
Speaking on the occasion, Sarkar shared the contribution of Baba Saheb Ambedkar.He said, “he is remembered as the father of the Indian constitution and his contribution to the society is immeasurable”.
Chief Speaker of the occasion, Prof Gopabandhu deliberated the life of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar and appealed all to follow the footsteps of Ambedkar.” He said that “the contribution of Ambedkar towards protection of Dalits & tribals is inspiring”.He stated that Dr.Ambedkar is always remembered as a person of immense knowledge and has framed various laws & legislation for the benefit of downtrodden and weaker society.
Prizes for winners of various essay & quiz competitions organised on this occasion were given away on this occasion by the dignitaries.Vote of thanks was given by Arun Kumar Naik ,Secretary ,SC & ST association.
Office bearers of SC&ST Employees Welfare Association, representatives of union and association and employees with family members were present on this occasion.In-house cultural programme comprising a variety of dances including modern & traditional dance was organised to celebrate the special day. The programme was anchored by Miss Abhipsha Nayak & Miss Swastika Acharya.