I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
-Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
125th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R. Ambedkar The Embassy of India organized an event at the Vivekananda Cultural Centre Auditorium at 1800 hours on Thursday, April 14 2016 to commemorate Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's 125th Birth Anniversary and to recall his seminal contribution to the founding of modern India and his quest for social equality and justice.
The programme included screening excerpts from a documentary on the Life of Dr. Ambedkar, Address by H.E. Ambassador Sujan R. Chinoy, Address by Father Cyril Veliath, Professor of Indian Philosophy and Religions, Faculty of Global Studies of Sophia University, Speech by Shri Milind Gudade, on behalf of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Association for Education, Japan (BAIAE), Speech by Shri Sushant Godghate, on behalf of Ambedkar International Mission, Japan, Reading of excerpts from essays on the Life of Dr. Ambedkar by students of India International School in Japan (IISJ) and Global Indian International School (GIIS), a Quiz on the Life of Dr. Ambedkar and the Constitution of India, Prize Distribution, and, Refreshments. A large number of Indians and even some Japanese participated in the event.
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