Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti
Indore April 14 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday was in Madhya Pradesh s Mhow the birthplace of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti.
Kovind garlanded Ambedkar s statue in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot.
The three-day celebration in Mhow -- also known as Dr Ambedkar Nagar -- to mark the birth anniversary of Ambedkar kicked off on Thursday an official said.
Security has been beefed up in the area for Kovind s visit.