Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas 2018 will be observed on Thursday, the 6th of December. This year, i.e. 2018, the 63rd Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas (death anniversary) will be observed.
The President would lead to pay floral tribute to the statue of Babasaheb at Sansad Bhavan Lawns in the Parliament House complex. Following him, the Vice President, Prime Minister and other members of parliament will also pay their tribute to the Architect of Indian Constitution. The Ambedkar Foundation, the autonomous body of Social Justice & Empowerment will be organising the ceremony.
The Babasaheb Youth Committee, Indore will be organising a silent rally which will start from Nehru Nagar and continue to Geeta Bhavan. Indian Buddhist Foundation, Samta Sainik Dal, Matoshree Ramai Women Committee and Indian Republican Bahujan Foundation will commemorate the day by paying a collective tribute to Dr. Ambedkar.
There has been special arrangement made at Chaityabhoomi, the resting place of Babasaheb, forecasting the huge crowd on account of Mahaparinirvan Divas on 06th December. The security has been tightened and there will be a close watch on the event. The facility and management service in the area has been beefed up on the account of huge rush on the occasion.
Central Railway will be starting 14 special trains forecasting the rush due to Mahaparinirvan Divas. The trains would run from 04th to 7th December. Mumbai traffic police have also done special arrangement seeing the huge rush at Chaityabhoomi as huge number of followers will be visiting the place to pay homage to the ‘Father of Indian Constitution’.
Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar had died on 6th of December in the 1956 that’s why Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Din or death anniversary is observed every year all over the India on 6th of December to pay him a lot of tribute and honor. He is called as “The Father of the Indian Constitution”. The people in India pay him tribute by offering flowers, garlands, ceremonial lamps, candles and literature at his elegantly decorated statue. At this day a large crowd of people visit the Parliament House complex in the morning in order to pay honor and respect by chanting a most famous slogan “Baba Sahib Amar Rahe”. Some people including Bodh Bhikshus sing several sacred songs at this occasion.
A large crowd of people from all over the country get thronged at the ”Chaitya Bhoomi” (Dr. Ambedkar’s memorial) at Dadar in order to pay reverence to the great architect of the Constitution of the India, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar. All the facilities like toilets, water tankers, washing rooms, fire station, telephone centre, health centre, reservation counter, and etc becomes available at this day at Chaitya Bhoomi for ease of the people.
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas is observed every year by organizing a function by the city corporation and SCs and STs State Government Employees’ Association to commemorate the great contribution of the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar towards the country. His great efforts help a lot to keep the country united. The constitution of India written by the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is still guiding the county and helps it in emerging out safely even after it had passed throughout the several crises.
Dr. Ambedkar Foundation has been set up by the Indian Government (on 24th of March in the year 1992) so that the people all over the country can get his message of social justice.