Civic authorities in Mumbai have requested people to pay homage to Bhimrao Ambedkar just about on his death anniversary on December 6 as a substitute of thronging his memorial within the metropolis’s Dadar space in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Tens of 1000’s of people yearly on December 6 visit Chaityabhoomi in Dadar to pay their respects to the long-lasting chief, who headed the Indian Constitution’s drafting committee.
Bhimrao Ambedkar’s grandson, Anandraj, has additionally cited the pandemic and appealed to people not to visit Mumbai in giant numbers. “I appeal all followers to organise events at a smaller scale in districts and towns to ensure the safety of all the citizens.”
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) mentioned no preparations have been made for guests this 12 months at Chaityabhoomi. The civic body would arrange short-term sheds and make preparations for ingesting water, cellular bathrooms, and so on, on the memorial on December 6. A webinar is being organized this 12 months to pay tributes to the long-lasting chief.
Kiran Dighavkar, BMC’s assistant municipal commissioner, appealed to people to pay their tributes from their houses. “We are also making sure that we are prepared with complete crowd controlling measures at the site.”
Nearly 500 stalls are arrange for promoting books, lamps, calendars, decorations, posters, T-shirts, and watches bearing photos of Ambedkar yearly at Chaityabhoomi on December 6. No permission for setting them up will likely be given this 12 months.