Every year, April 14 is observed as Ambedkar Jayanti, to celebrate the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, who was born on April 14, 1891.
“As we celebrate the birth anniversary of Babasaheb on April 14th, I urge everyone to come forward and join us in paying a special tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar,” he said, talking about the channel”s “Ek Desh Ek Awaaz” initiative.
“Babasaheb is one of the most prominent voices in Indian history. Be it his fight for equality, women empowerment, or his involvement in the reformation of education; he has impacted the lives of every Indian,” said Gracy.
&TV artists pay a special tribute to Babasaheb, celebrating his vision for a unified India. These include Jagannath Nivangune (Ramji Sakpal from Ek Mahanayak Dr BR Ambedkar), Ambrish Bobby (Ramesh Prasad Mishra from Aur Bhai Kya Chal Raha Hai?), Pawan Singh (Zafar Ali Mirza from Aur Bhai Kya Chal Raha Hai?), Akansha Sharma (Sakina from Aur Bhai Kya Chal Raha Hai?), Farhana Fatema (Shanti from Aur Bhai Kya Chal Raha Hai?), Aasif Sheikh (Vibhuti Narayan Mishra from Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai), Rohitashv Gour (Manmohan Tiwari from Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai), Kamna Pathak (Rajesh from Happu Ki Ultan Paltan), Gracy Singh (Santoshi Maa from Santoshi Maa Sunaye Vrat Kathayein).
Jagannath Nivangune, aka Ramji Sakpal, says, “Dr Ambedkar was truly a leader par excellence. His work has touched and impacted the lives of all Indians. We salute the great leader and his immense contribution to our society as we celebrate the 130th birth anniversary of Babasaheb.” Ambrish Bobby, aka Ramesh Prasad Mishra, says, “Dr B.R. Ambedkar laid the foundation of a unified India by bringing millions of Indians under the ambit of one nation and one constitution. His teachings and philosophy still resonate with Indians across the country, even today.” Pawan Singh, aka Zafar Ali Mirza, says, “Dr B.R. Ambedkar paved the way for our society to a more liberal future where equality is the right of every citizen. He had great vision and belief, which brought about social and economic reforms that impacted many lives. Only a few other leaders could unite the nation the way Babasaheb did.”