125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
Embassy of India in Yerevan organized a programme to celebrate 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar in Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) on April 19th 2016. The programme was presided over by Ambassador and the Rector of YSMU. The Dean and staff of YSMU, around 40 students of the University, Indian nationals and few Armenians participated in the event. The programme started with floral tribute to Dr. Ambedkar by Ambassador and the Rector of YSMU and both spoke about personality, life and contribution of Dr. Ambedkar. A short film "TaanaBaana: The Warp and Weft of India" was screened on the occasion. The other programmes consist of a Power-point presentation on life and contribution of Dr. Amedkar by Head of Chancery, Elocution Contest, speeches by couple of Indian nationals on contribution of Dr. Ambedkar and a Quiz Competition of multiple-choice questions on "Constitution of India". Around 25 students participated in the competition with great enthusiasm. Prizes for participants/winners of elocution contest and quiz completion were distributed. The programme ended with recitation of our national anthem.