PM Lauds UP Government For Initiative To Set Up Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Memorial and Cultural Centre
Lucknow, June 29 (TNA) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded the Uttar Pradesh government for the initiative to set up the Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Memorial and Cultural Centre, Lucknow.
Hours after president Ram Nath Kovind laid its foundation stone in the state capital, on the last day of his three-day UP tour, PM Modi took to twitter and wrote: The 'Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Memorial and Cultural Centre, Lucknow’ will further popularise the ideals of respected Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar among the youth.
He further said : I laud the Uttar Pradesh Government for taking the lead in this effort. President Kovind earlier paid floral tributes to Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar and laid the Foundation Stone of 'Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Memorial and Cultural Centre, Lucknow' in a ceremony held at Lok Bhavan Auditorium, Lucknow.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati earlier in the day trashed the development and called it a desperate and cosmetic bid by the BJP to woo the dalit votes in an election year.