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CM unveils life size statue of Ambedkar


Agartala, April 16, 2018: Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb unveiled the Life-size Bronze statue of Bharat Ratna Babsaheb Ambedkar on his 127th Birth Anniversary in the ONGC Base Complex, Agartala. He was accompanied by MLA Ramapada Jamatia, DilipSarkar, ED-Asset Manager ONGC Tripura Asset G.K. Singha Roy, President (CWC) AISCSTEWA, ONGC P.R. Milli, Representatives of AISCSTEWA, ONGC Tripura and other dignitaries. 

CM in his brief, deeply emotional speech said, “Babsaheb Ambedkar is not the leader of any particular community, but he is the leader of all Indians. He actually showed the way of inclusive growth. ‘Sabke Saath Sabke Vikas’ idea of Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi is inspired from his ideas.”

He further said, since long the Maharatnacompany ONGC is working in Tripura. PM Narendra Mod has given Asta (eight) Laxmi title to the eight NE states. Those states will develop in near future and shine like Ratna(gemstones). “It is my dream, “ he added, “ to change Tripura within three years. The state has so much potential, so many natural resources. I  will see to it that the potential can be fully utilized.” He said that the region has Chabimura like places which can give the similar experience of breath taking experience of cruise through famous Amazon river.

In his welcome address ED-Asset Manager ONGC Tripura Asset G.K. Singha Roy said, “The towering 7 ft. statue, will be the first of its kind in Tripura State, will be a mark of respect to this great ideologist and will serve as a reminder to each one of us to remain true to the saying of Dr.Ambedkar that, Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.”

Talking about different facets of one of the greatest personalities of India, ED-Asset Manager said, “The bronze statue was crafted at Ram Sutar Art Creations, Noida, the same company that designed the Statue of Unity – the 527 ft. statue of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel at Gujarat.”