07/12/2015 9:54 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

BJP MP Asked To Remove Shoes While Paying Homage To BR Ambedkar

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HARYANA -- BJP MP Ramesh Kumar Kaushik was yesterday made to take off his shoes while paying homage to Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his death anniversary during a programme.

Kaushik was the chief guest in the programme. When he came near the statue to pay homage, the organisers of the event asked him to remove his shoes, Dalit Mahapanchayat pradhan Mor Singh Palwan said.

Mor, who also attended the programme said that the MP took off his shoes and paid homage after a brief protest by the organisers.

Babasaheb Ambedkar, principal architect of the Indian Constitution, breathed his last on 6 December, 1956. He was born on 14 April, 1891 in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh.

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