BR Ambedkar birth anniversary on April 14, The Centre has declared April 14 as a public holiday in honour of Dr. BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary. In a declaration issued today, the Ministry of Personnel, National Grievances and Pensions announced April 14 to be a public holiday for all central government agencies, including industrial units.
“By invoking the powers under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, it has been decided to declare Wednesday, 14th April 2021 as a public holiday for all Central Government Offices, including Industrial Establishments throughout India on account of the birthday of Dr. B R Ambedkar,” read the Centre’s notification.
Apart from post offices, banks across India will be closed on Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti tomorrow. Only Himachal Pradesh and Meghalaya will have banks open.
According to the RBI website, Mahavir Jayanti, Baisakhi, Vaisakhi, Tamil New Year’s Day, Cheiraoba, Biju Festival, and Bohag Bihu will be observed in several states.
On April 14, 1891, Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar, a renowned social reformer and Dalit icon, was born. On December 6, 1956, he passed away.
Ambedkar Jayanti, also known as Bhimrao Ambedkar or BR Ambedkar, is celebrated on April 14th, the birth anniversary of Bhimrao Ambedkar, often known as the “Father of the Indian Constitution.”
Let us bow to Dr. BR Ambedkar and celebrate his birthday taking lessons from his life. A nation becomes strong when the people of the nation are strong. Let us take inspiration from BR Ambedkar.
Ambedkar Jayanti is a reminder that we are also the children of this country and we must fulfil our duties towards our country.
This Ambedkar Jayanti, let’s pledge to stand against discrimination and fight inequality. Let us celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti with a promise to always work for others with a strong will.