How The Colour Blue Got Associated With BR Ambedkar

Statue of BR Ambedkar vandalised by unidentified persons in Jaunpur’s Gajna

Scores of local Dalit residents prevented BJP MLAs and the party's Etah district president from laying flowers at B R Ambedkar's statue on Saturday while observing the 127th birth anniversary of the Father of Indian Constitution. He was also the first law minister of India.

"Blue was his favourite colour and he mostly used it in his personal life too", Lalji Nirmal of Ambedkar Mahasabha told news agency Press Trust of India.

A statue of BR Ambedkar was painted in saffron in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun. "He was one of the greatest reformers and intellectuals the nation has seen". It was repainted blue later. Later, the BJP volunteers garlanded the statue and left the place.

Recently a freshly installed 5-feet-tall statue of the Dalit icon was installed in a Badaun village in saffron jacket but was promptly re-painted in blue after questions arose over the choice of a colour associated with Hindutva.

Recalling an anecdote recounted by Dr Ambedkar's wife Dr Savitri Ambedkar, who was a close acquaintance, Lalji Nirmal said that on a visit to Lucknow as a central minister.

In a message, Mr Kovind said, Dr Ambedkar was a multifaceted personality whose impact on the society and nation has remained relevant and will remain relevant.

"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved", Dr Ambedkar had said, as quoted in The Ultimate Book of Quotations.

Venkiah Naidu, the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Smt. Ambedkar had a different perspective about freedom and often asked "Freedom for Whom".

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